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sambar

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Definition

It is a dish like dal that goes with rice, and is popular in
South India, especially TamilNadu.
Used to refer to Tamil men who are not very open,
modern and are very bhaya-bhakti types.

Usage

A: Shall we go to the club for the New Year celebrations this time ?

B: Illai illai. Have to go to the temple for the midnight abhishekam.

A: Poda sambar.

Added 2011-09-02 by sambar