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Don't Worry (Be Happy)
alternatively Fikar Not.
or fikar nakko re baaba...kaiku fikar karta re
Fikr. To worry. In a terribly Farsi way.
Which is to sophisticatedly worry about something, not your average, just ala, chumma, oorkay worry, this is the thoughtful worry.
Worry that might use up your brain.
Nakko = Not in Marathi.
Farsi+Marathi = Hyderabadi. QED

Usage

nayannamma: hallu chalo hallu chalo mian! zarra dekhne do
(go slow go slow gentleman, let me see...the sights)
rickshawaala: fikar nakko amma, Charminaraan idhareech hai, bhag ke kahaan jaata?
(not to worry mother, Charminar is right here, where will it run to?)
continues to hum - 'main rickshawaala main rickshawaala, main chaar ke baraabar main do taang waala.....'
Added 2011-07-07 by korivikaram

Root

Hyderabadi

Region

Telangana

Categories

WALTO

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