Hindu meaning

hĭn'do͝o
Of or relating to the Hindus and their culture.
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A follower of Hinduism.
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A person born or living in India or on the Indian subcontinent.
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Of or relating to Hinduism.
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An adherent of Hinduism.
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Designating or of the Hindus or Hinduism.
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Of, or relating to Hinduism, or to Hindus and their culture.
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A person adhering to the Hindu religion (Hinduism).
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(dated) Any native inhabitant of Hindustan, especially one of the Dravidian or Aryan races.
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An origin of many religions including Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism.
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Origin of hindu

  • Persian Hindū from Hind India Hindi
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Persian هندو (Hindū, “Indian, Hindu”), from Middle Persian hndwk' (Hindūg, “Indian”), from hnd (Hind, “India”), from Old Persian (hindu-, “India”), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, “river, stream; Indus”), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sindhu (“river”).
    From Wiktionary