Definition of Sindhi

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Sind.

Generic synonyms: Pakistani

2. Noun. The Indic language of Sind which is spoken also in western India.
Generic synonyms: Indic, Indo-aryan

Definition of Sindhi

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Sindh, the Sindhi language or the Sindhi person. ¹

2. Noun. A Sindhi-speaking person from or residing in Sindh. ¹

3. Proper noun. An Indo-Aryan language spoken in four main dialects in Pakistan. There are around 35 million Sindhi speakers in Sindh (sd-Arab ???) and more than 40 million throughout the world. Sindhi is written with a modified Arabic script that has 52 letters. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sindhi

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Sinai Peninsula
Sinapis alba
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Sindbis fever
Sindbis virus
Sindhi (current term)
Singapore dollar
Singapore dollars
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Literary usage of Sindhi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Catalogue of the Library of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Library (1845)
"JB), A Vocabulary of the Sindee Language. 8vo. Calcutta, 1843 Wathen (WH), Grammar of the Sindhi Language, with a Vocabulary, English and Sindhi. 4to. ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1909)
"A manual of Sindhi for the use of European officers, missionaries and others studying ... Glossary of the Multani language compared with Punjabi and Sindhi. ..."

3. The Classical Poetry of the Japanese by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1880)
"Complete in 36 parts. Large square 8vo. pp. 571. £4 10s. Sindhi. ... or THE Sindhi LANGUAGE. Compared with the Sanskrit-Prakrit and the Cognate Indian ..."

4. Introduction to the Study of Language: A Critical Survey of the History and by Berthold Delbrück (1882)
"GRAMMAR OF THE Sindhi LANGUAGE. Compared with the Sanskrit-Prakrit and the Cognate Indian Vernaculars. By Dr. ERNEST TRUMPP. ..."

5. Trübner's Catalogue of Dictionaries and Grammars of the Principal Languages by Trübner (1882)
"57 and 59, Ludgate Hill, London, EG Sindhi. Trumpp. ... OF THE Sindhi LANGUAGE. Compared with the Sanskrit, Prakrit, and the Cognate Indian Vernaculars. ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"In its vocabulary Sindhi, as being the first language of India to come under Mohammedan ... Sindhi is divided into a number of dialects, which shade off ..."

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