The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

Definition 1 of 4

Ghanta

\ghe-an-ta\
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Nada, nothing!

Usage

Person A: Did she give you the book?

Person B: No guy, She gave me ghanta.

Added 2014-01-20 by Kamina

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Related Terms

vela, nothing doing

Definition 2 of 4

Ghanta

\ghan- Taa the sharp T of devnagari\
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Definition

originally used to denote the testicles, now used to convey utter disregard for existing norms or rules
also used as an adjective to convey that the person does not know anything about something(knows ghanta)

Usage

Raj: The college will allow the festival only if Dr Das is in the organising committee and if the finances are handled by him
Kiran (angry and in disbelief) : Huh , GHANTAA , we will see how he can do it

What is this guy talking ? He doesnt know ghantaa about this topic

Added 2011-08-19 by APT

Root

Marathi

Region

Mumbai

Definition 3 of 4

Ghanta

\Ghun-taa\
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offensive term often used as an expletive drawing attention to the male genitalia. Word originates from Marathi word for 'bell'. Association made due to its common property of hanging. Used with the action of a downward motion of a hand.
Used interspersedly with 'Balls' or the middle finger.

Usage

Chintu: You don't have to boast about your GF. I can get a better GF than that!
Pintu (with a downward movement of his right hand): Ghanta!!!
Added 2011-08-07 by To-me

Root

Marathi

Region

Mumbai

Categories

Very Bad Words

Related Terms

Alur Dosh

Definition 4 of 4

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Definition

a word meaning nothing or never

Usage

ghanta tu cycle race jitega
(you cannot win the cycle race)
Added 2012-05-31 by Bau