Definitions

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  • proper n. A Gujarati surname that was later adopted by Sikhs
  • proper n. A Sikh surname.
  • proper n. A male given name used by Sikhs, often but not necessarily a middle name.
  • proper n. A surname common among the Rajput clan from Rajasthan, India
  • proper n. A surname common among the states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in India

Etymologies

From Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) m. lion (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sardaar Satvir Singh Jee and he was out of the water, a singh who could swim went in and grabbed a hold of whatever he could, the Singh who had been pushed up had long hair, and so the Singh who dived in got a hold of his hair an pulled him out by his hair, the Singh's hair saved his life!!!

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  • PHAGWARA: The local police has arrested three alleged assailants including two brothers identified as Arvinder Singh@ Deepi his brother Parvinder Singh @ Pappal and Lakhwinder Singh @ Pappa all residents of local Gaushala bazar and their unknown accompliances on the charges of murdering a youth Vishal Bugga on Phagwara-Palahai road near local Kamla Nehru College for Women late last night.

    PunjabNewsline News

  • While in the water, fighting for his life, he heard a voice say 'its not your time yet, you have still got alot of simran to do', and then he had a big push up by Gursikh Sardaar Satvir Singh Jee and he was out of the water, a singh who could swim went in and grabbed a hold of whatever he could, the Singh who had been pushed up had long hair, and so the Singh who dived in got a hold of his hair an pulled him out by his hair, the Singh's hair saved his life!!!

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  • Brahmans serving in the army sometimes take the title Singh, which is more properly assumed by Râjpûts or Sikhs.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

  • Vandana Singh is a writer whose short fiction I adore.

    June 2008

  • The Nanakpanthis of the present day are roughly classified as Sikhs who have not adopted the term Singh, which is attached to the names of all true Sikhs; they also do not forbid smoking or insist on the adoption of the five _Kakkas_ or K's which are in theory the distinguishing marks of the Sikh; the _Kes_ or uncut hair and unshaven beard; the _Kachh_ or short drawers ending above the knee; the _Kara_ or iron bangle; the _Khanda_ or steel knife; and the _Kanga_ or comb.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India—Volume I (of IV)

  • "Singh" is a more common surname among Sikhs than "Smith" is for anglos.

    There ain't no-flys on me

  • Henceforth, the appellation Singh (meaning lion) would be attached to every member of the brotherhood and they would be required to wear a uniform that had to include the so-called five Ks: Kesh (unshorn hair); Kanga (a wooden comb tucked under the hair); Kara (a steel bracelet); Kachera (shorts to enable riding and soldering); and Kirpan (a sword).

    Ravinder Singh Taneja: The Incomparable Guru Gobind Singh

  • A teacher, writer, musician, shaman, minister and healer, Guru Singh is credited for bringing Kundalini Yoga (the yoga of awareness) to the West.

    Debbie Robins: What Does 'Be the Change' Mean Today?

  • Now if they announce that Tarsem Singh is going to be the director, THEN, I'm starting to get interested ... quintushalls

    Wolfgang Peterson Talks About His Live-Action Adaptation of Paprika | /Film

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