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Maami

\Maa-mee\
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Definition

Tamil word for Aunty. Typically a middle-aged Iyer woman. But to qualify for being called maami, the woman must be wearing madisaar, nose ring and call everyone younger then her even by a minute "daa" and "di".

As in "Saaptutu poyendaa", "Inga vaayendi",

Usage

Vaango maami, yepdi irukkel? (The Tamil Iyer slang)
Added 2011-08-30 by Vaagsa

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Terms referencing this

Lie Maami, sati savitri, Auntie