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] ; /ˈhɪnduːz/) or Sanatani are people who religiously adhere to Hinduism or Sanātana Dharma. Historically, the term has also...
- The Hindu is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Hindu Group, headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It was founded as a w****ly publication...
- a religious and universal order by which its followers abide. The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in...
- Hindu deities are the gods and goddesses in Hinduism. Deities in Hinduism are as diverse as its traditions, and a Hindu can choose to be polytheistic...
- A Hindu temple, also known as Mandir, Devas****, Pura, or Koil, is a sacred place where Hindus worship and show their devotion to deities through worship...
- [hɪnˈdʊtvə] lit. 'Hindu-ness') is a political ideology encomp****ing the cultural justification of Hindu nationalism and the belief in establishing Hindu hegemony...
- subcontinent. "Hindu nationalism" is a simplistic translation of हिन्दू राष्ट्रवाद (Hindū Rāṣṭravād). It is better described as "Hindu polity". The native...
- The Hindu calendar, also called Panchanga (Sanskrit: पञ्चाङ्ग), is one of various lunisolar calendars that are traditionally used in the Indian subcontinent...
- Hindu astrology, also called Indian astrology, Jyotisha (Sanskrit: ज्योतिष, romanized: jyotiṣa; from jyót 'light, heavenly body'), Jyotish Shastra, and...
- Hindu texts or Hindu scriptures are m****cripts and voluminous historical literature which are related to any of the diverse traditions within Hinduism...