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Haan, yes

\haan-yes\
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Phrase.
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Definition

Essentially the same as haan or yes. Used for double emphasis. Most likely cause is linguistic confusion.

Usage

Parijat: Madhukar, will be finishing the mailing by Tuesday?
Madhukar: Haan, yes.
Added 2011-08-09 by pee_mmm

Root

English

Region

North India

Related Terms

Haanji, Wokay
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Exclamation.
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Definition

Means, yes with a "ji" which is added when one is talking to someone with respect.

Usage

Father: Simrata! go clean your room
Simrata: Haanji daddyji
Father: And get me some chai.
Simrata: Haanji daddyji
Father: And make sure you put more sugar. Last time it was Pheeki chai!! (tasteless)
Simrata: haanji daddyji
Father: Do you have a boyfriend?
Simrata: haanji daddyji
Father: WHAT?!!
Simrata: no daddyji... I mean.. naa ji.. no no.. sorry daddyji, by mistake said yes ji...
Added 2011-07-14 by North Indian

Root

Multiple

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

ji

Terms referencing this

Hau, Ji jay, Haan, yes