What does sahib mean?

Definitions for sahibˈsɑ ɪb, -ib

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sahib(noun)

    formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name


  1. sahib(Noun)

    formerly, a term of respect for a white European in colonial India

  2. Origin: From Hindustani (, ) साहिब / (sāhib) lord, from (sāhib) companion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sahib(noun)

    alt. of Saheb


  1. Sahib

    Sahib, traditionally or; Arabic: صاحب‎ is a name of Arabic and Turkish origin meaning holder,master. It has passed on to several languages including, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Turkish and Marathi.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sahib

    sä′ib, n. a term of respect given in India to persons of rank and to Europeans. [Hind. sāhib—Ar. sāhib.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sahib

    used in India when addressing a European gentleman; Mem Sahib to a lady.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sahib in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sahib in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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