hindu once again

Inst. Of Asian Cultures asia at server.uwindsor.ca
Fri Jun 20 21:56:18 UTC 1997

I have heard, but cannot confirm it, that one of the meanings of hindu, or
a derivation of it, in Arabic/Turk/Persian language(s) means 'chor'
(thief). Perhaps that's a possible reason the term 'hindu' is considered

Sushil Jain  

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