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Definition

From the Tamil "story." Sometimes used in a derogatory way to make light of what someone is saying, dismissing it all as a story.

Usage

Nice Amma: Rani says she's late because some rioting members of the Youth Congress stoned the bus she was in for flying a BJP banner.
Caustic Amma: That is pure kathai. She's late because she's lazy.
Added 2011-06-26 by mainmacha

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

WALTO

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