Definition of Hindu. Meaning of Hindu. Synonyms of Hindu

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Definition of Hindu

Hindu
Hindoo Hin"doo, Hindu Hin"du (?; 277), n.; pl. Hindoosor Hindus. [Per. Hind[=u], fr. Hind, Hind[=u]st[=a]n, India. Cf. Indian.] A native inhabitant of Hindostan. As an ethnical term it is confined to the Dravidian and Aryan races; as a religious name it is restricted to followers of the Veda.
Hindu
Hindu Hin"du, n. Same as Hindoo.

Meaning of Hindu from wikipedia

- Hindus (Hindustani: [ˈɦɪndu] (listen); /ˈhɪnduːz, hɪndʊz/) are people who religiously adhere to Hinduism. Historically, the term has also been used as...
- billion followers, or 15–16% of the global po****tion, known as Hindus. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion...
- The Hindu is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Hindu Group, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It began as a w****ly in 1878 and...
- Hindu deities are the gods and goddesses in Hinduism. The terms and epithets for deities within the diverse traditions of Hinduism vary, and include Deva...
- A Hindu temple, or mandir or koil in Indian languages, is a house, seat and body of divinity for Hindus. It is a structure designed to bring human beings...
- A Hindu wedding, also known as Vivaha (Sanskrit: विवाह; or Vivaaha) (pronunciation (help·info)), Lagna (लग्न), or Kalyanam (कल्याणम्; Tamil: கல்யாணம்)...
- subcontinent. "Hindu nationalism" or the correct term Hindū rāṣṭravāda is a simplistic translation and it is better described with the term "Hindu polity"....
- Hindu mythology is the body of myths and literature attributed to, and espoused by, the adherents of the Hindu religion, found in Hindu texts such as...
- The Hindu calendar, Panchanga (Sanskrit: पञ्चाङ्ग) or Panjika is one of various lunisolar calendars that are traditionally used in the Indian subcontinent...
- Hindutva (transl. Hinduness) is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India. The term was formulated as a political ideology by Vinayak Damodar...