hindi vs hindu : Common Errors in English

About hindi vs hindu

Hindi is a language. Hinduism is a religion, and its believers are called “Hindus.” Not all Hindus speak Hindi, and many Hindi-speakers are not Hindus.

hindi Meaning(s)

  • (n) the most widely spoken of modern Indic vernaculars; spoken mostly in the north of India; along with English it is the official language of India; usually written in Devanagari script
  • (a) of or relating to or supporting Hinduism

hindu Meaning(s)

  • (n) a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
  • (n) a person who adheres to Hinduism
  • (a) of or relating to or supporting Hinduism

hindi in News

  • Indian police arrest boyfriend in actress suicide

    Indian police arrest boyfriend in actress suicide NEW DELHI (AP) — The son of a Bollywood couple has been arrested on suspicion of abetting the suicide of his girlfriend, actress Jiah Khan, police said. Khan began her career in the 2007 Hindi film "Nishabd," in which she portrayed a teenager in love with her best friend's father, played by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: seattlepi.com

hindu in News

  1. Rajan Zed to discuss Hinduism, interfaith dialogue

    Hindu leader Rajan Zed will speak about Hinduism and interfaith dialogue from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for Spiritual Living, 4685 Lakeside Drive, Reno.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Council will open with Hindu prayer

    For the first time in its 57-year history, the Anderson City Council will open its June 18 meeting with an opening prayer in Sanskrit and English from the Hindu faith tradition of East India.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Anderson Valley Post

  3. Construction underway on new Michigan Hindu temple

    Construction underway on new Michigan Hindu temple Construction has begun on Michigan's northernmost Hindu temple, and it comes on the heels of other temple building projects in the state. AP Wire saginaw county Jun 9, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); Groundwork on the future site of the Tri-City Hindu Temple is underway in Saginaw County's ...
    on June 9, 2013 Source: Grand Haven Tribune

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