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Ji

\Jee\
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Definition

It is a suffix that adds respect when talking to and about anyone who commands respect. It usually finds its way between anything and everything.

For example, haanji, yes ji, no ji, more ji, what ji, how ji, right ji, daddy ji, mummy ji, bhaiya ji, dhobi ji, guard ji and so on and so forth...

Usage

Friend one: How are you doing ji?
Friend two: Good ji. How is Badi Mummy ji and Badé Daddy ji?
Friend one: Not good ji, Badi mummy ji keeps complaining of joint pain. Troubles of old age ji.
Friend two: Haanji, Haanji, but what to do ji? Karma ji, it is all karma. We all will have to go through it some day ji. Have faith in Wahe Guru ji.
Added 2011-07-14 by North Indian

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

haanji

Terms referencing this

yuss, Ji jay