What is sahib?

  • (noun): Formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name.

Sahib

Sahib ( /səˈhiːb/, traditionally /ˈsɑː.iːb/ or /ˈsɑːb/; Arabic: صاحب‎ is a name of Arabic and Turkish origin meaning holder,master. It has passed on to several languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Turkish and Marathi.

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Saka Sirhind - See Also
... Bahadur Guru Gobind Singh Guru Granth Sahib Philosophy Beliefs and principles Prohibitions Sikh Rehat Maryada Guru Maneyo Granth Practices Ardas Kirtan Langar Naam Karan ...
Harmandir Sahib
... The Harmandir Sahib (Punjabi ਹਰਿਮੰਦਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ) also Darbar Sahib (Punjabi ਦਰਬਾਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ, ) and informally referred ... There are four doors to get into the Harmandir Sahib, which symbolize the openness of the Sikhs towards all people and religions ...
Sahib Biwi Gulam
... Sahib Biwi Gulam is an Indian television series aired on Sahara One channel ... is based on the popular Bengali novel, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, written by late Bimal Mitra ...
Shah Ismail Shaheed - His Works
... The contents of it all have originally been written by Saiyid Sahib, whereas the expressions and the style of writing belong to Shah Sahib ... While Shah Sahib was on his way to the mosque to perform his prayer, he received the letter of Moulvi Fadl Haq ... He wrote most of them on the instigation of Saiyid Sahib ...
Sahib - Other Compound Titles
... Burra sahib "big man" or important person. ...