munshi

noun
mun·​shi
variants: or moonshee \ ˈmünshē \
plural -s

Definition of munshi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a Hindu secretary or clerk
2 : a Hindu interpreter or language teacher

Munshi

Definition of Munshi (Entry 2 of 2)

variant of

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Noun

Hindi munshī, from Arabic munshi'

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“Munshi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/munshi. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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