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Meaning of "sahib" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SAHIB

From Urdu, from Arabic çāhib, literally: friend.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SAHIB

sahib  [ˈsɑːhɪb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SAHIB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sahib is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SAHIB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sahib

Sahib

Sahib 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, Marathi and Kannada.

Definition of sahib in the English dictionary

The definition of sahib in the dictionary is a form of address or title placed after a man's name or designation, used as a mark of respect.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SAHIB


Hib
hɪb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SAHIB

sagum
Sagunto
Saguntum
sagy
Sahaptan
Sahaptian
Sahaptin
Sahara
Saharan
saheb
sahiba
sahibah
Sahitya Akademi
Sahiwal
sahuaro
sai
saibling
saic
saice
saick

WORDS THAT END LIKE SAHIB

bib
Carib
chib
crib
dib
fib
gib
glib
Guru Granth Sahib
jib
lib
Maghrib
memsahib
mib
Nana Sahib
nib
rib
sib
Tipu Sahib
Women´s Lib

Synonyms and antonyms of sahib in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sahib» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SAHIB

Find out the translation of sahib to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sahib from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sahib» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

老爷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sahib
570 millions of speakers

English

sahib
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साहिब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصاحب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сахиб
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sahib
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহীব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sahib
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sahib
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sahib
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サヒブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

나리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sahib
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sahib
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சாஹிப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

साहिब
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sahib
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sahib
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сахіб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sahib
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sahib
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sahib
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sahib
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sahib
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sahib

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SAHIB»

The term «sahib» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.805 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SAHIB» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sahib» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sahib» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sahib

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SAHIB»

Discover the use of sahib in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sahib and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sahib: the British soldier in India 1750-1914
The Book Begins With The Remarkable Story Of India'S Rise From Commercial Enclave To Great Empire, From Clive'S Victory Of Plassey, Through The Imperial Wars Of The Eighteenth Century And The Afghan And Sikh Wars Of The 1840S, Through The ...
Richard Holmes, 2005
2
Three Plays: Larins Sahib, Mira, 9 Jakhoo Hill
Mira, ‘a rite of Krishna for five actor-dancers’, explores what it means for a human being to become a saint through the story of Mirabai, the sixteenth-century Rajput princess–poet. 9 Jakhoo Hill, the third play in this volume, is ...
Gurcharan Das, 2012
3
The Guru Granth Sahib and Sikhism
This beautifully produced series provides a perfect introduction to the world's six main faiths through their sacred texts, showing how they were compiled and/or written, and how people have used them as a guide through their lives.
Anita Ganeri, 2003
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Sri Guru Granth Sahib Discovered: A Reference Book of ...
The whole life of a Sikh revolves around this book.Despite being such an important book for the whole Sikh Community it is also true that the Granth is a closed book for many Sikhs born outside India, as well as for the majority of other ...
‎1999
5
Jaap Sahib: An Empowering Cosmic Hymn in Praise of God
Jaap Sahib is a universal prayer hailing God's varied attributes, and in the process seeking God's grace.
Gobind Singh, 2008
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SARPANCH SAHIB
The book talks about seven gutsy women in seven far flung villages of India: Deepanjali, the adivasi graduate sarpanch treading new waters in Kalahandi; Chinapappa, the non-literate panchayat president in Tamil Nadu making education ...
Manjima Bhattacharjya, 2012
7
Siree Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh Religion Scriptures 2)
Excerpts from Siree Guru Granth Sahib God is one.
Swarn Singh Bains, 2010
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The Guru Granth Sahib: Canon, Meaning and Authority
This important study looks at the genesis, development, and contemporary status of the Adi Granth as Sikh scripture.
Pashaura Singh, 2003
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Sahib: The British Soldier in India 1750–1914
Sahib is a magnificent history of the British soldier in India from Clive to the end of Empire, making full use of personal accounts from the soldiers who served in the jewel in Britain’s Imperial Crown.
Richard Holmes, 2011
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The Sahib's Manual for the Mali: Everyday Gardening in India
This Is The Author`S (The Last English Superintendent Of Horticultural Operations, Government Of India) Delightful Guide For Everyone.
S. Percy Lancaster, Laeeq Futehally, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SAHIB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sahib is used in the context of the following news items.
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Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib resumes
Five days after rains washed off many roads and bridges on the Char Dham yatra routes, yatra to the Badrinath shrine and to the Sikh pilgrimage of Hemkund ... «The Hindu, Jun 15»
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Hundreds of Hemkund Sahib pilgrims evacuated
Given this information, Gurdwara Gobind Ghat's manager Sewa Singh advised people to avoid undertaking pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib for the next few days. «Chandigarh Tribune, Jun 15»
3
Anandpur sahib celebrations: Stage set for politics as holy city turns …
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to give the 350th anniversary celebrations of Anandpur Sahib on Friday a miss, despite a personal invitation from ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
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Modi cancels trip to sacred Sikh city Anandpur Sahib
In a major setback to the Badals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his June 19 Anandpur Sahib visit. Sources told Mail Today that Union Home ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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Elderly Sikh Farmer Commits Suicide near Fatehgarh Sahib
FATEHGARH SAHIB, Punjab (June 11, 2015)—An elderly Sikh farmer from Fatehgarh Sahib earlier today. S. Surjit Singh, aged 60, was under distress from crop ... «Sikh24 News & Updates, Jun 15»
6
Jammu-Anandpur Sahib nagar kirtan cancelled
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has cancelled the Jammu-Anandpur Sahib nagar kirtan following tension in Jammu after the killing of ... «Hindustan Times, Jun 15»
7
World's tallest 70-ft Khanda to be installed at Anandpur Sahib
A 70-feet high stainless steel Khanda (a double-edged sword), to be the tallest in the world, is to be installed at the Panj Piara park at Anandpur Sahib to ... «Hindustan Times, Jun 15»
8
Hemkund Sahib yatra begins as CM flags off first batch
Chief Minister Harish Rawat today flagged off the first batch of pilgrims from Govindghat to Hemkund Sahib, a day before the opening of the portals of the ... «Chandigarh Tribune, May 15»
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PM Modi to attend Anandpur Sahib foundation day
He also flagged with Modi the sensitive issue related to nomination of Chief of Nanded Sikh Gurudwara Sachkhand Shri Hazoor Abchalnagar Sahib Board, ... «Chandigarh Tribune, May 15»
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Missing UK hotelier: Probe trail leads cops to Anandpur Sahib
"Based on information provided to us by Deol's driver, two police teams have been rushed to Anandpur Sahib," said deputy commissioner of police (DCP) ... «Hindustan Times, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sahib [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sahib>. Jun 2019 ».
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