साहिब

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian صاحب(sāheb), from Arabic صَاحِب(ṣāḥib). Compare Punjabi ਸਾਹਬ (sāhb) / صاحب(sāhb), Gujarati સાહેબ (sāheb), Marathi साहेब (sāheb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑː.ɦɪb/, /sɑː.ɦəb/, /sɑːʱb/, /sɑːb/

Noun[edit]

साहिब (sāhibm (feminine साहिबा, Urdu spelling صاحب‎)

  1. sir
  2. mister
  3. lord

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