sahib


sahib
sahib respectful address to Europeans in India, 1670s, from Hindi or Urdu sahib "master, lord," from Arabic, originally "friend, companion," from sahiba "he accompanied."

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  • sahib — sahib …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • sahib — ● sahib nom masculin (mot indien, de l arabe ṣāḥib) Titre honorifique en Inde. ⇒SAHIB, subst. masc. A. [Titre de respect en Inde, employé à l adresse d un étranger, et notamment d un Européen surtout pendant la colonisation anglaise] Oui, sahib! …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sahib — (del urdu y árabe, صاحب, “amigo” o “compañero”) es el honorífico árabe que equivale a “Señor” o “Don” y que también se usa en otras lenguas habladas por musulmanes, como el urdu, el bengalí, y el pashto. Este término se puede también traducir… …   Wikipedia Español

  • sahib — SAHÍB s.m. Termen care denumea în limbajul colonial britanic pe stăpân sau (p. ext.) pe omul alb. [pron. saib şi sa ib. / < engl., fr., it. sahib < cuv. hindi, trecut şi în arabă]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 26.08.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • sahib — [sä′ib΄, sä′hib΄; säb; sä′ēb΄, sä′hēb΄] n. [Hindi sāhib < Ar ṣāhib, master, lit., associate] sir; master: title used in colonial India when speaking to or of a European, and later extended to any male as a sign of respect or formality …   English World dictionary

  • sahib — [sa:b US ˈsa: ıb] n used in India, especially during the period of British rule, when talking to a man in authority ▪ Good morning, sahib! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sahib — sáhib m DEFINICIJA 1. pov. a. u početku islamske ekspanzije naziv za sve muslimane b. kasnije, ugledan bogat čovjek 2. u Indiji počasna titula i naziv za bijelca: Englez, Europljanin, gospodin ETIMOLOGIJA tur. sahib ← arap. ṣāhtib …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Sahib — Sa hib, Saheb Sa heb, n. [Ar. [,c][=a]hib master, lord, fem. [,c][=a]hibah.] A respectful title or appellation given to Europeans of rank. [India] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sâhib — (arab., »Herr, Besitzer«), Titel der Europäer in Persien, Ostturkestan und Indien. Der Plural lautet im Arabischen Ashâb, worunter in der islamischen Lehre die Gefährten Mohammeds verstanden werden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sâhib — (arab., »Herr«), in Indien Titel der Europäer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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