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A residence for young men ( chums ) who stay at this shared accomodation, probably worked for Metal Box in Calcutta, went to Saturday Club for a drink and dated damsels from Loretto House, Calcutta

Usage

I've been signed on at Metal Box and I will now stay at the chumri
Added 2013-03-17 by Christine

Root

English

Region

Calcutta
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The husband of one's wife's sister

Usage

My co brother was at the wedding
Added 2011-09-08 by Christine

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

bhiya, cousin brother

pukka

\puck-kaa\
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Adjective.
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Complete and total with no dilution of attributes whatsoever

Usage

He is a pukka Mangalorean so we had a roce and a porthappan for his wedding
Added 2011-09-04 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

Global

Categories

Food and Drink

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Compulsorily
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To a fault

Usage

He is too very particular about these rituals
Added 2011-09-04 by Christine

Root

English

Region

All India
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Exclamation.
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How dirty!

Usage

"Chee! what dress men... wantonly showing every part of her anatomy!!"
Added 2011-09-04 by Christine
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Exclamation.
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Oh ! Alas !

Usage

Arrey Baprey..what have they done !
Added 2011-08-27 by Christine

Root

Marathi

Region

All India

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Ram Ram

Terms referencing this

oye, And how...!
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a lot of fanfare

Usage

The wedding was celebrated with a lot of dhoom dham
Added 2011-08-26 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

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galata, Tamasha

Definition

taking photos

Usage

Jabir " Why are your clothes all wet bhiya ?
Manbir, " aiyo yo when I was photo-catching at Brindavan Gardens five Japs with thier cameras did not see me; they bumped into me and I landed in the water . I nearly died ya
Jabir : "aiyo pavam "
Added 2011-08-18 by Christine

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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Oblibolly, Patel shot

Terms referencing this

"removing" a photograph, click one photo
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Definition

the Bengali language

Usage

You are bong but you do not speak Bangla ?
Added 2011-08-11 by Christine

Root

Bengali

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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Bong

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Banglu
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Phirangi

\fi-run-gi\
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A foreigner.

Usage

He is very beholden to these phirangis!
Added 2011-08-05 by Christine

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

People

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Gora