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onthara

\onthara\
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Definition

To describe the characteristic of an animal/person/thing/place which is vague and slippery. Generally has a negative connotation, or in some cases may suggest ambivalence. The more sustained the pronunciation is (a higher n value in ontharax, x = 1 to n), greater the degree of vagueness.

Usage

girl to girl: "node, avalna, hosa joinee, she is ontharaaaa, alva" (look at that new joinee, she is onthara)

Boy to boy: "maga, vaDe tasteU onthara idhe alva"
(dude, the vada tastes onthara no)

Added 2012-01-22 by lapitup

Root

Kannada

Region

South India