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Jain food

\Jain food\
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Phrase.
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Definition

Totally vegetarian food cooked and served without the use of onion, garlic, and root vegetables.

Usage

"I am going to order Jain chaat today. No garlic, no onion."
"Why? Heavy date--aa?"
Added 2013-04-23 by oldathai

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

saatvik food
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Adjective.
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Definition

Dishes cooked without onion and garlic.

Usage

Harshad: "Deepak Bhai, I ate my dinner before sunset. It is 9:00pm now, and I am hungry."

Deepak: "No problem! Let us go to Law Garden and have some Jain snakes."

Added 2011-09-07 by Bimawala

Root

Gujarati

Region

Gujarat

Categories

Food and Drink

Terms referencing this

Chicken bina pyaaz
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Exclamation.
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Definition

A popular patriotic exclamation / phrase used to "salute the nation of Hindustan." Hind comes from Hindustan (land of the Hindus) and Jai means "I salute" or "long live!"

Usage

Raju: Jai Hind!
Akbar: If the term were politically correct then one must also maybe have Jai Mind for the Muslims, Jain Bind for the Buddhists, Jai Jind for the Jains and Jai Sinned for the Catholics.
Raju: Thatandoldonask!
Added 2011-07-19 by porkipaya

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Related Terms

Jai Mahakali, Ayo Gorkhali

Terms referencing this

mouse charmer
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Phrase. April 7, 2014, Word of the Day
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Definition

War cry of the Gurkhas. The Gurkha war cry is "Jai Mahakali, Ayo Gorkhali" which literally translates to "Glory be to the Goddess of War, here come the Gorkhas!"

Usage

Gurkha : "Jai Mahakali, Ayo Gorkhali"
German soldier circa 1943: Mein Gott!
Added 2011-07-05 by porkipaya

Root

Nepali

Region

nepal

Related Terms

gurkha