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Aliyan

\Ali-yan\
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Definition

Brother-in-law; This word can also be used to describe your best or close buddies (Use "Aliya" when you call someone) However it is advisable not to call somebody 'aliya' if he has a gorgeous sister as he might think you are trying to hit on her by calling you 'aliya'

Usage

Appukuttan: Aliya how's your folks?
Omankuttan: Oye don't play around with aliya stuff. I ve told you to stay away from my sister.
Added 2013-03-07 by Thomaskutty

Root

Malayalam

Region

Kerala

Related Terms

Buddy, Machan