Hindi paṇḍitlearned manfrom Sanskrit paṇḍitaḥlearned, scholarperhaps of Dravidian origin
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Hindiपण्डित (paṇḍit), from Sanskritपण्डित (paṇḍitá, “scholar, learned man, teacher, philosopher").
Pundit Sentence Examples
During that short period, he heard the pundit explaining the nature of God.
The sacred spot on the forehead of a Hindu pundit is also partly composed of it.
See, for information specially relating to the whole subject, the Abbe Desgodin's Mission du Thibet de 1855 a 1870 (Verdun, 1872); and "Account of the Pundit's Journey in Great Tibet," in the Royal Geographical Society's Journal for 1877.
The pundit Mohammed Hamid visited it in 1863 and determined its geographical position and altitude.
Now a respected media pundit, Fairclough writes an exclusive column for Liverpoolfc.tv each week.