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Saani

\saa-ni(the periya ni)\
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Definition

bull shit, cow shit, buffalo shit and shit of other bigger vegetarian(not necessarily) mammals like Elephant etc.

That dark green color thing that you step on while walking on the road and wipe it off your chappals on the footpath stone etc.

Cow saani is used for auspicious purposes like mixing it with water and washing house entrance. Also dry saani is burnt for manufacturing the holy vibhoothi

Also kosu baththis like Tortoise are made from saani.

Usage

Muthu: Dei Saravana. I smell saani! See if it is sticking to your chappals.

Saravana: Ada aama! I stepped on it outside my house. I thought I wiped it clean. Karumam da! It is still sticking there.

Added 2011-09-27 by Ulsoor Kichcha

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu