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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An adherent of Sikhism.
  • adjective Of or relating to the Sikhs or to Sikhism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of a politico-religions community of India, founded near Lahore about 1500 as a sect based on the principles of monotheism and human brotherhood.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An adherent of Sikhism.
  • adjective of, or relating to the Sikhs or to Sikhism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an adherent of Sikhism
  • adjective of or relating to the Sikhs or their religious beliefs and customs

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hindi, from Sanskrit śiṣyaḥ, disciple, from śikṣati, he wishes to learn, desiderative of śaknoti, is able.]

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From Sanskrit to Punjabi: student, disciple, seeker.

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