sahib

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindustani (Hindi, Urdu) साहिब (sāhib) / صاحب (sāhib, lord), from Persian صاحب (sâheb), from Arabic صَاحِب (ṣāḥib, companion).

Noun[edit]

sahib (plural sahibs)

  1. formerly, a term of respect for a white European in colonial India

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sahib.

Noun[edit]

sahib m (invariable)

  1. sahib