shikari

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Etymology[edit]

From Urdu / Hindi شکاری / शिकारी ‎(šikārī), from Persian شکاری ‎(šekāri, of hunting), from شکار ‎(šekār, hunting, game).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shikari ‎(plural shikaris)

  1. A hunter or tracker, especially in the Indian subcontinent.
    • 1903: ‘I wonder that my very simple stratagem could deceive so old a shikari,’ said Holmes. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Empty House’ (Norton 2005, p.807)

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Romanization[edit]

shikari

  1. rōmaji reading of しかり