What does sirdar mean?

Definitions for sirdar
sərˈdɑrsir·dar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sirdar(noun)

    an important person in India

Wiktionary

  1. sirdar(Noun)

    A high-ranking person in India and other areas of west-central Asia; a chief, a headman.

  2. sirdar(Noun)

    The leader of a group of Sherpa mountain guides.

  3. Origin: From Hindistani سردار, from سر + دار.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sirdar(noun)

    a native chief in Hindostan; a headman

  2. Origin: [Hind. & Per. sardr a chief, general; sar the head, top + dr holding, possessing.]

Freebase

  1. Sirdar

    Sirdar – a variant of Sardar, a long-standing Indo-Aryan rank – was assigned to the British Commander-in-Chief of the British-controlled Egyptian Army in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Sirdar resided at the Sirdaria, a three-block-long property in Zamalek which was also the home of British military intelligence in Egypt.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sirdar

    sėr-där′, n. a chief or military officer. [Hind. sardārsar, head, -dār, holding.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Sirdar

    a name given to a native chief in India.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sirdar in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sirdar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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