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Noun. December 2, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Jaan=Life
Jigri=Liver-like
so a Jaan Jigri dost is your 'Liver-like Life' friend
or
someone who is as important as Liver is to your Life.
very. not really sure what it does but it sounds valuable. like Kidney.
The propensity that Hyderabadis have in sprinkling their Urdu with Telugu or vice-versa surpasses their rate of eating Avakaya with perugu annam.
So many a time you might hear this phrase and assume it is some incomprehensible dravidian term but wait listen again....

Usage

dandibhotla sai venkata narasimha murthy:
power star cinema ra boss! chooddaamaa? 1st day 1st show? PANJAA.....
(it is power star's film, should we go watch it? 1st day 1st show, CLAW!)

tatikola veera varaprasada krishna sastry:
entra bai joke aa? flop anta kada, antha Jaan-Jigri aithe nuvve vellu!
(what man, is this a joke? it is a flop no? if so much LIVER-like LIFE-like feelings, you only go no!)

Added 2011-12-19 by korivikaram

Root

Hyderabadi

Region

Telangana

Related Terms

Fraandship, dosti