Sindhi

noun

Sind·​hi ˈsin-dē How to pronounce Sindhi (audio)
plural Sindhi or Sindhis
1
: a member of a mostly Muslim people of Sind
2
: the Indo-Aryan language of the Sindhi people

Examples of Sindhi in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Sindhi are the dominant Indo-Aryan speaking ethnic group of the lower Indus watershed. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 8 Nov. 2010 In recent years, the military’s intelligence agencies have forcibly disappeared regional Baloch, Pashtun, and Sindhi nationalists; human rights defenders; journalists; and professors. Aqil Shah, Foreign Affairs, 22 Dec. 2020

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Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Urdu sindhī, from Sindh Sind

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sindhi was in 1815

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Cite this Entry

“Sindhi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sindhi. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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