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Definition

Expression of shock and awe.
Commonly used in rural North India
Close equivalent of 'Oh God'.

Usage

Villager : Baba re Baba re , yeh kiska bada makan hain? ( Baba re, who does this big house belong to)

Urbanite : Yeh makan nahin mall hain, gawar (This not a house but a shopping mall ,your villager!)

Added 2011-09-21 by Behenjigaga

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

ghati, Villger, Baba Ramdev, Baba