pandit
noun Etymology: Hindi paṇḍit, from Sanskrit paṇḍita Date: circa 1828 a wise or learned man in India — often used as an honorary title

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  • PANDIT — PANDI Pour désigner ceux qui sont experts en sciences traditionnelles: rituel védique, beaux arts, philosophie, etc., le sanskrit utilise volontiers le terme de pandita (c’est à dire lettré, homme cultivé) dont nous avons fait «pandit», en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pandit — PANDÍT, pandiţi, s.m. Titlu dat savanţilor, învăţaţilor etc. brahmani din India. Pandit Nehru. – Din fr. pandit. Trimis de valeriu, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  pandít s. m., pl. pandíţi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • pândit — PÂNDÍT s.n. Faptul de a pândi; pândă. – v. pândi. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  PÂNDÍT s. v. pândă. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  pândít s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • Pandit — (du sanskrit « pandita » qui signifie « lettré ») est un titre honorifique accordé en Inde aux érudits et aux maîtres de la musique classique indienne hindous. Voir aussi Articles connexes Gurû Sri …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pandit — pàndit m DEFINICIJA naziv za učene ljude u Indiji; znanstvenik, učenjak ETIMOLOGIJA engl. pandit ≃ hind. ← skr. paṇḍita …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Pandit — Pan dit, n. Same as {Pundit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pandit — Pandit, in engl. Schreibung Pundit, d.i. Gelehrter, Titel ind. Gelehrter, unserm Doktortitel entsprechend …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pandit — (del hindi) m. En la India, brahmán erudito. Se usa como título honorífico. * * * ► masculino RELIGIÓN Título honorífico hindú que significa doctor y se aplica a los brahmanes …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • pandit — [pun′dit] n. [var. of PUNDIT] 1. in India, a Brahman who is learned in Sanskrit and in Hindu philosophy, law, and religion 2. [P ] a title of respect for such a person: used before the name …   English World dictionary

  • Pandit — A paṇḍit or pundit (Devanagari: पण्डित) is a scholar, a teacher, particularly one skilled in Sanskrit and Hindu law, religion, music or philosophy.ReligionIn the original usage of the word, Pandit refers to a Hindu, almost always a Brahmin, who… …   Wikipedia

  • pandit — Pundit Pun dit, n. [Hind. pandit, Skr. pandita a learned man.] A learned man; a teacher; esp., a Brahman versed in the Sanskrit language, and in the science, laws, and religion of the Hindoos; in Cashmere, any clerk or native official. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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