Nanakpanthi

noun
Na·​nak·​pan·​thi | \ ˌnänəkˈpən(t)thē \
plural -s

Definition of Nanakpanthi

: a member of a major Sikh party distinguished by its primary emphasis on the peaceful tenets of Guru Nanak — compare khalsa

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History and Etymology for Nanakpanthi

Hindi nānakpanthī, from Guru Nanak †1538 Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism + Sanskrit panthan, patha way, path, course

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“Nanakpanthi.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nanakpanthi. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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