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Pagadadhastha

\pa-ga-da-dha-stha\
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Definition

This word is a common word mostly used by Iyengar Community in Karnataka (Hebbar Iyengar and Mandyam Iyengar).
It refers to eat without wasting one bit (a thorough clean sweep).

Usage

At a marriage function, lunch was served in a banana leaf. The following conversation is taken as an example:
Iyengar Maama: "Super pa, looks like you loved the food, didn't you?"
Iyengar Maapillai: " Aama Maama, nanna pagadadhastha thinnuttai!" {Meaning: Yes Uncle, I eat well without wasting one bit}
Added 2012-03-24 by Govi_thambi

Root

Tamil

Region

Karnataka