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Is "Sikhni" an appropriate word to refer to Sikh women?


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On 7/2/2022 at 9:16 AM, dallysingh101 said:

I think it was probably incorporated and 'standardised' during the Singh Sabha Lehar like  a lot of stuff we live with today. European influence. 

Interesting theory!

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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

On 6/27/2022 at 10:50 AM, Guest guest said:

The use of the word Sahib isn't even correct.  It should be the feminine form, Sahiba.

Aren't Sikh names supposed to be applicable to both genders?

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