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2 hours ago, dallysingh101 said:

Anyone ever heard 'Sikhraah' a derogatory term for apnay males from Panjabi sullay? Or has that one died out (for now). 

I have heard 'Sikhraah' being used for Sikh men online. 

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Yes, Hindi creeps in especially for technical terms. Eg ਟੱਬਰ is what uneducated/rural Panjabis would use while educated ones prefer ਪਰਿਵਾਰ. Dailay refers to the eyeballs, not eyes. Kaalja means liver

I've heard it in Punjab as well. We'll be hearing it more often there since <banned word filter activated> have grown exponentially and the mainstream Muslah worshipping liberal Sikhs wi

Yeah that interchangeable thing is very interesting. My nani was frequently called biji by my mom and masi? What I've realised from reading previous posts is that in one generation a families lex

4 minutes ago, Guest 1119 said:

I have heard 'Sikhraah' being used for Sikh men online. 

My friend once heard it in the south indian gathering. They didn't know that my friend is Sikh (because of being mona). He felt very bad upon hearing of such wordings.

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4 minutes ago, S1ngh said:

My friend once heard it in the south indian gathering. They didn't know that my friend is Sikh (because of being mona). He felt very bad upon hearing of such wordings.

Indians use it too? I only heard it from Pakistanis in a derogatory manner. 

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1 minute ago, dallysingh101 said:

Maybe because he was a big disappointment and not a shaheed like the other one? 

Zohrawar Singh Palit was only 11 years old when he attained shaheedi at Chamkaur Sahib , however sikhiwiki is giving misinformation trying to claim Ajit Singh palit  was shaheed at same place ...honestly how is this not getting noticed ?

 

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11 minutes ago, jkvlondon said:

Zohrawar Singh Palit was only 11 years old when he attained shaheedi at Chamkaur Sahib , however sikhiwiki is giving misinformation trying to claim Ajit Singh palit  was shaheed at same place ...honestly how is this not getting noticed ?

 

Zorowar Singh Palit wasn't shaheed at Chamkaur, he fought his way out. He was shaheed later on at the fort of Chittor.  

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https://www.sikhawareness.com/topic/14984-dasam-patshah-de-paalit-puttar/#comment-191010

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29 minutes ago, S1ngh said:

My friend once heard it in the south indian gathering. They didn't know that my friend is Sikh (because of being mona). He felt very bad upon hearing of such wordings.

I heard this first in junior school, I must have been aged 7/8 years old. 

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I am sure sikhni and Singhni is used by puraatan sikhs. 

On 11/23/2021 at 10:05 PM, justasking said:

i have heard the word sikhra being used Sikhni i'm not sure is bad just means female Sikh or Amritdhari women?

On 11/23/2021 at 9:31 PM, Guest 1119 said:

I have heard 'Sikhraah' being used for Sikh men online. 

I think I have actually heard this term used in bani

On 11/22/2021 at 4:24 PM, Jacfsing2 said:

The correct term is Kaur

Never heard Kaur used by Puraatan Singhs....

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