I. noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu, literally, disciple Date: 1756 an adherent of a monotheistic religion of India founded about 1500 by Guru Nānak and marked by rejection of idolatry and caste • Sikhism noun II. adjective Date: 1845 of or relating to Sikhs or Sikhism

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  • sikh — sikh, sikhe [ sik ] n. et adj. • 1846; sanskr. cishya « disciple » ♦ Membre d une communauté religieuse de l Inde fondée au XVe s., rejetant le système des castes hindoues. Les sikhs du Panjab. Adj. Les femmes sikhes portent le pantalon. ⊗ HOM.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sikh — agg.inv., s.m. e f.inv. TS relig., polit. 1. agg.inv., relativo ai Sikh: comunità sikh, minoranza sikh, templi sikh 2. agg.inv., s.m. e f.inv., che, chi appartiene ai Sikh | con iniz. maiusc., gruppo religioso e politico indiano, sorto… …   Dizionario italiano

  • sikh — SIC/ adj. s. m. (adept) al sikhismului. (< fr. sikh) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Sikh — [si:k ] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Hindi; Origin: disciple, follower ] a member of an Indian religious group that developed from Hinduism in the 16th century >Sikh adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sikh — [zi:k] der; [s], s <aus gleichbed. Hindi sikh, eigtl. »Jünger, Schüler«, zu sanskr. śikṣā »Wissenschaft, Lehre«, dies aus altind. śikṣati »Studien«> Angehöriger einer kriegerischen islamisch hinduistischen Religionsgemeinschaft im… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Sikh — [ sik ] noun count a member of an Indian religious group that separated from HINDUISM in the 16th century ╾ Sikh adjective …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Sikh — 1781, sect established 16c. in Punjab by Nanak Shah, from Hindi sikh disciple, from Skt. siksati studies, learns, related to saknoti he is able, he is strong …   Etymology dictionary

  • sikh — |sique| adj. 2 g. s. 2 g. [Religião] Ver sique.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa, do híndi sikh, do sâncrito …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • sikh — sikh·ism; sikh; …   English syllables

  • Sikh — (arab., Staatsw.), so v.w. Scheik …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sikh — (im Sanskrit Ciksha, »Jünger«), religiose Sekte in Britisch Indien, vornehmlich Dschat (s. d.), denen sich wahrscheinlich Sudra der niedrigsten Kasten, Radschputen und Mohammedaner anschlossen. Von ihrer (1901) 2,195,339 Kopfe betragenden… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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