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Hindunoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhɪn.duː/
someone who ​believes in ​Hinduism

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  • They are all Hindus.
  • It is an ​old Hindu ​custom.
(Definition of Hindu from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Hindunoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɪn·du/
a ​member of the ​mainreligion of India, which is ​based on four ​holytexts, has a very ​longhistory, and ​supports the ​belief that when a ​person or ​creaturedies, the ​spiritreturns to ​life in another ​body: There are more than 500 million Hindus in the ​world.
Hindu
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈhɪn·du/
a Hindu ​god
(Definition of Hindu from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Hindu”
in Korean 힌두교 신자…
in Arabic هِنْدوسي…
in Malaysian Hindu…
in French hindou, oue…
in Russian индуист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 印度教教徒…
in Italian indù…
in Turkish Hiduizm'e inanan, Hindu…
in Polish wyznaw-ca/czyni hinduizmu…
in Spanish hindú…
in Vietnamese người Hin-đu…
in Portuguese hindu…
in Thai ผู้นับถือศาสนาฮินดู…
in German der Hindu…
in Catalan hindú…
in Japanese ヒンドゥー(ヒンズー)教徒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 印度教教徒…
in Indonesian Hindu…
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