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Definition 1 of 3

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Noun.
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Definition

Friend. Used in many sentences which address people.

Usage

Come on yaar, don't be so serious!
Added 2011-06-23 by mainmacha

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

mane, macha

Definition 2 of 3

Yaar

\Y-aaaaaaaaa-r\
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October 16, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Used in two contexts -

1. As a substitute for 'friend'. Yaari is friendship and Yaar is a friend
2. As a filler when at loss for a word. Increasingly common these days

Usage

1. Yaar, what's up?
2. Abbe yaaaaaar, I mean, yaaaaaaar, how could they tell that to me yaar? (Note that in the first two instances here, definition 2 has been used, and in the last instance, definition 1)
Added 2011-08-10 by tamarindcolour

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

macha

Definition 3 of 3

Yaar

\Yaar\
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Phrase.
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Definition

1. A very common phrase used in place of the word "Man" usually in informal conversations. This word is used repetitively.
2. Literally means Friend(a colse one). - occasionally used.

Usage

Examples in context to First meaning:
1. Tu banda nahi hai yaar. (You're not a dude, Man(Yaar could also be used here even if it's English))
2. Chal yaar, aaj kuchh tufani karte hain. (Come on man(Yaar), let's do something crazy today)

Examples in context to Second meaning:
1. Arey wo to apna yaar hai. (He is a friend of mine.)

Added 2012-11-19 by Lhasta Banda