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Definition

Monkey. Generally a person or child who is mischievous or even stupid.
This Kannada expression becomes mangya in the northern parts of the state.
May also be a term used in other sister languages.

Usage

"Nee avanna manga madaak hodi. Neeney manga aadyallo mangya"
( You tried to make him a monkey(fool). Hey Monkey, You itself became one.)
Added 2011-09-25 by I love Dtool

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka