Sindhi


Sindhi
/sin"dee/, n., pl. Sindhis, (esp. collectively) Sindhi for 1, adj.
n.
1. an inhabitant of Sind.
2. a modern Indic language of the lower Indus valley.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Sind or its inhabitants.
[1895-1900; < Ar Sindi, equiv. to Sind SIND ( < Hindi sindhu sea, ocean; cf. Skt sindhu river; cf. HINDI) + -i suffix of appurtenance]

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