Definitions

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  • n. The person who reads the sacred scripture at a Sikh religious ceremony.

Etymologies

Sanskrit (granthin), well read (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Singh, a Sikh granthi, murdered his daughter Gurjeet Kaur, 20, and critically injured her lover in Punjab's Hoshiarpur.

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  • First he went to Orissa, where he spent 3-4 years and then moved to Kolkata, where he kept wandering, staying in gurdwaras for a year before finally moving to Dhaka in Bangladesh, where he became head granthi (priest) at Gurdwara Nanak Shahi.

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  • "There is no granthi, but they follow all customs and traditions.

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