Complete Definition of "pundit"

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English

Etymology
From Hindi पणà¥à¤¡à¤¿à¤¤, from Sanskrit.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËpÊndɪt/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êndɪt|-Êndɪt

Noun
en-noun

  1. A learned Hindu, a scholar, especially having knowledge of Sanskrit, philosophy, religion and law.
  2. A scholar, teacher, or learned person.
  3. A professed expert in a particular field, as called upon to provide comment or opinion in the media.

Translations
trans-top|a Hindu scholar
Hungarian: t|hu|pandit
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trans-top|a scholar, teacher, or learned person
Hungarian: t|hu|írástudó
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trans-top|an expert
Hungarian: t|hu|szakértÅ, t|hu|specialista
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ttbc|French: pontificateur m (1), pontife m (2)
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See also
pandit
ÙارÙ|ÙÙارÙئ (qari')
حاÙظ (hafiz, hafez)<!-- one who memorizes or recits the qur'an -->

Category:Sanskrit derivations

fi:pundit
vi:pundit
zh:pundit

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