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Mams

\Ma-ams\
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Definition

Although the root of the word is Mama (which is used in a derogatory manner), Mams is colloquially used in South India (particularly in Tamil Nadu) as a term of endearment when addressing a close friend.

Usage

Mams, cinema polama?
(Friend, shall we go to the movies?)
Added 2012-02-24 by Silly Billy

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

People

Related Terms

Bevada, Machaan, Mama

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