Garib: 1 definition


Garib means something in Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Ambiguity: Although Garib has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Gariba.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Garib in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) poor; meek; humble; ~[khana] humble dwelling (i.e. my humble home—said out of modesty); —[guraba] the poor, the povertystricken (class); ~[nivaja] kind to the poor, supporting the poor; ~[paravara] sustaining the poor, merciful to the poor; your exalted self !; —[ki joru saba ki bhabhi] a poor beauty finds more lovers than husbands; —[ki haya] a poor man’s curses..—garib (गरीब) is alternatively transliterated as Garība.

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