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Aah?

\Aaa-aa-h\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Used at the end of anything that denotes surprise or/and questions the second person's ignorance about the topic in discussion.

Usage

Maami - I will get that also, aah?
Added 2012-05-14 by itsmeonly

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Ayyayyo

\ayy!!ayaaoo \
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Exclamation.
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Definition

An exclamation used by South Indians to express mild shock and/or surprise. Cousin brother of aiyoo.

Usage

Ayyayyo ! What is this ?
Added 2011-12-13 by Samesha

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

Yeppah

Aiyyo

\Ayi - yo\
7 3
Exclamation.
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Definition

An expression hinting a tinge of regret/cry of agony over a loss or when something bad happens

Usage

Aiyyo, her appa passed away today
Added 2011-12-05 by rupss

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Related Terms

Aiyyo Rama
15 4
Noun. December 16, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

The Indian counterpart of the western nanny.
She is the invisible backbone of our privileged households who, sometimes in addition to taking care of young children, also does a lot of of menial household work for a pittance.

Usage

Priya: Guess what? My ayah is demanding a 500 Rs pay hike!!
Shreya: Mine did too yaar, but I gave her a raise. Think about it, the food prices are going up so much. Besides, if she leaves, I will get fired! who will take care of our little sonu..
Added 2011-12-01 by Kochu kalli

Root

Tamil

Region

All India

Categories

People

Terms referencing this

POMO Man, Bai
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ayah

\aa yah\
2 18
Noun.
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Definition

A female help around the house and in hospitals and nursing homes.

Usage

Lady to friend: We have an ayah to look after the kids.
Dr to nurse: Ask ayah to clean the bed pan
Added 2011-11-29 by Cyanide

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

People

Terms referencing this

POMO Man, Bai
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7 0
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Definition

Punjabi word that means 'yes' or 'affirmative'.

Whoever told you Punjabis say 'haan' didn't know Punjabi, or didn't know the difference between propah Punjabi and propah Hindi. Simsimply they are confusing one and all, I tell you.

Usage

Surdie Mummy : "Puttar, tenoo ki khaana hai? Main murgh-shurgh banaavaan tere layi?"

Surdie Girl : "Aaho!"

Translation :-

Surdie Mummy : "Child, what do you want to eat? Should I make chicken-shicken for you?"

Surdie Girl : "You betcha!"

Added 2011-10-25 by Surdie Birdie

Root

Punjabi

Region

Punjab

Aho

2 1
Exclamation.
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Definition

Marathi equivalent of Aji of Aji Sunte Ho fame

Usage

Aho eykla ka... pados ki Soni ne bhaag ke shaadi kar li hai!

Added 2011-09-23 by IndianPersonality

Root

Marathi

Related Terms

Baiko

Terms referencing this

Baiko

Ayo

19 3
Exclamation.
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Definition

An exclamation used in the south of India. It denotes "Oh!" or a short form of "oh my god"

Usage

News reader: The world has ended, chaos in parliament, Amitabh Bachan absconding with Pakistani spy, floods in Mumbai, no electricity anymore, all dams breaking, earthquakes, tsunamis on all coasts and severe shortage of curds.
Mr. Iyer: Ayo!
Added 2011-09-19 by porkipaya

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Related Terms

Ayyo

Terms referencing this

goniya, Atheannè, Aaiyo

Ayyo

\Aaa - ee - oh or Haa - ee - oh\
5 1
Exclamation.
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Definition

Exclamation in South India. Can be translated to English as "Oh God" or "My My".

Usage

Ey, machan you saw the new Silk Smitha film aa?
Aiyo, i was watching it when my mother walked in
Ottha! What did she say?
"Aaaiiiiiiyyyooooooooooo!!!!"
Added 2011-09-16 by Oh Pinne

Root

Malayalam

Region

South India

Related Terms

Machan, Ottha, Aiyyo Rama, Ay
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4 2
Exclamation.
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Definition

Expression that connotes extreme disgust.

Usage

Mridula: know what? Meera's father Padmanabhan ungil tried to make a pass at me
Ashwathy: Aiyyeeee!
Mridula: I Know...who would think? such a respectable looking man he is, alle?
Added 2011-09-14 by Kochu kalli

Root

Malayalam

Related Terms

Chee!, Ayye!, Ayyoyo!, Ayyo

'A'

9 1
Abbreviation.
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Definition

The second thing you must learn in life after 'A for Apple'.

Adult rated movies certified as 'A' by the Indian Film Censor Board.

Did you hear Adulterated? Go to an Audiologist.

Usage

Munna to Papa: What's wrong if I go with you and Mama for the movie?
Papa: No Munna, It's an 'A' movie.
Munna: But you always insist my grades be 'A' but not the movies I am allowed to watch! This is unfair Papa!
Added 2011-08-31 by I love Dtool

Root

English

Region

India.

Related Terms

Savita bhabhi

aa?

\aaa\
13 2
Phrase.
0

Definition

The magic Tamil phrase that, when appended to any English sentence or word immediately transforms it into an interrogative, no need for all these fancy-shmancy subject-pronoun-verb transformation and all that naansins.

I will see your subjunctive, french grammar and raise you an aa?

Usage

Engle: Revi, you are eating fud with us'aa?
Revi: Yes engle
Engle: Yugsellent, Andy knows'aa?
Revi: Yes engle
Added 2011-08-29 by Side Character

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Terms referencing this

Bombat, A!

A!

\Aaaa!!!!\
3 0
Exclamation.
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Definition

Used when a person realises something or finds something.
Usually used as a suffix for a word.

Usage

Sita:hey de…where did you go yesterday?Didn't see you at all
Gita:oh I went shopping with mum
Sita:oh shopa!!ok ok ok ok….
Added 2011-08-20 by Simbly hoiden

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamilnadu

Related Terms

aa?

Aaiyo

\a-ee-yoo\
5 0
Exclamation.
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Definition

Basically is an exclamation used any where and every were...

Note: phonetic variations of this exist, so we've published these as non-duplicates.

Usage

Aaiyo...what happen to you baby? Did you get hurt?

Aaiyo...when did you come? You should have called me na!

Aaiyo... I forgot to off the lights!

Added 2011-08-19 by TJ

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Related Terms

Ayye!, Ayyoyo!, Ayo

Aing

\(destressed) Eye-ing\
11 6
Exclamation.
0

Definition

What?!, That's crazy!, What was that?

Usage

Nitin walks briskly toward the college library. Right in front of him, Prof. Sharma walks toward him - even faster. Suddenly, the good professor steps on a banana peel. He keels toward Nitin, legs first, at an extremely acute angle, and falls bum first on the unforgiving concrete. Meanwhile, the banana peel has taken flight. Within seconds, it lands on Nitin's inviting pate. Nitin blinks repeatedly.

Nitin: Aing!

Added 2011-08-12 by GoodCumbany

Root

Hindi

Region

Mumbai

Related Terms

Aaai Ga, Da, enda karthavey!, Endamme!
9 0
Exclamation.
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Definition

Low threatening grunt usually emitted by male homosapiens to any form of low life in the vicinity. failure to acknowledge it will lead to a chamaat and a kuuuuy sound in the ear.

Usage

Father to son: Ayye! you want me to take ruler? go inside and study!
Added 2011-07-29 by sykil

Root

English

Region

South India

Terms referencing this

Oye!, Aiiyyeeee!, KT, adipoli, Aaiyo

Ayyoyo!

\Phonetic\
4 1
Exclamation.
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Definition

To express lament, shock, disappointment. Sometimes used when exasperated.

Usage

Me: Ayyoyo! akki roti got burnt.
You: Ayyoyo, it's ok. Make one more.
Me: Ayyoyo!! easy for you to say, so much work to make an akki roti.
You: Allright, ayyo Rama, I'll make it!
Added 2011-07-28 by Akki roti

Root

Multiple

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Abbebbebbebe, Abba

Terms referencing this

ke garne, Shya, Aiiyyeeee!, wondear na?, Mptsk, Aaiyo, Ayye!
7 3
Exclamation.
0

Definition

A commonly used phrase, often of exasperation but also used to express surprise or fear. Similar usage to OMG, what!, goodness gracious, or as the Chinese say--Ai Ya. Sometimes followed by Kadavulai (God)

Usage

Ayyo! Thamby flushed his dinosaur down the toilet.
Ayyo, what kind of hairstyle is this?
Ayyo Kadavulai, the sky is falling.

Added 2011-07-06 by YaliniDream

Root

Tamil

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Goodness Gracious Me!
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27 6
Exclamation.
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Definition

A quintessentially Tamilian exclamation used to express many things: shock and surprise, awe, pain, even amusement. Depending on the tone of voice it could even suggest being impressed with someone or something, albeit in a somewhat bemused and patronising manner.

Usage

Jayashree: It was horrible! We got perm to stay in the forest rest house in Bandipur and they had mosquito nets and everything, but after I put my nightdress and all and was about to off the lights I saw there were some 100 cumbleeboochies inside the bloddy net yaa!
Mala: Ayyo!!
Added 2011-07-05 by Studmuffin

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Uff
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7 2
Noun.
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Definition

Female servant.

Usage

Haroon: Man, My brother looks so much like my Aayah's Brother it's troubling me.


Added 2011-07-02 by porkipaya

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

A1

7 1
Adjective.
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Definition

Used to describe something super

Usage

This TV is A1 quality sir, better you buy it today otherwise tomorrow no guarantee for availability
Added 2011-07-01 by nisa

Root

Multiple

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

sakkath, super

Terms referencing this

First class