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sannyasi

[suhn-yah-see] /sʌnˈyɑ si/
noun
1.
Hinduism. a wandering beggar and ascetic.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Hindi: one who casts away
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sannyasi

/sʌnˈjɑːsɪ/
noun
1.
a Brahman who having attained the fourth and last stage of life as a beggar will not be reborn, but will instead be absorbed into the Universal Soul Also called renunciate
Word Origin
from Hindi: abandoning, from Sanskrit samnyāsin
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