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hello!

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Definition

"Hello" is a versatile word in the Indian vocabulary. Besides being used as a greeting, it is also commonly used as an exclamation to express shock, surprise and even anger.

Usage

Karthik, walking down the road with his wife Kamala and friend Vignesh sees a pretty girl walking past them.
Karthik (to Vignesh): "Macha! Saw her aa?"
Kamala : "HELLO?! Shamelessly you're sighting?"
Vignesh : "haha, you're a gone case only!"


Bobby is backing up his Ford Escort at Spencers plaza, doesn't see the guy on the motorbike behind him.
Guy on Motorbike (falling off awkwardly) : "Hello! Hello! Hello! Mad or what?!"

Added 2012-03-22 by psykojello

Root

English

Region

All India