Which derives from a word meaning
"disciple" in Sanskrit: sikh or
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The Hindi word Sikh derives from the Sanskrit sisya, disciple.
The word nabob -
which denoted a governor in the Mughal empire (the Muslim conquerors of India)
- derives from the Arabic naib,
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