The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

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Definition

Despite innocently masquerading as the general digga word for leafy greens, those in the know are well aware of the true nature of the greens that make our local Popeyes pop eyed.

"It's good for the flu. Good for asthma. Good for tubercolosis. And even numara thrombosis... Birds eat it. Ants love it. Fowls eat it. Goats love to play with it." - Peter Tosh, Legalize It.

Usage

Dad: I'm sporting a massive headache, can you massage my feet?
Prad: Put some soppu, everything will be fine...
Added 2011-07-19 by Studmuffin

Root

Kannada

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Related Terms

Dum, maal

Definition 2 of 2

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Definition

green leafy vegetables. Comes from the tamil word Soppu which means "greens"

Usage

Buy some soppu for the salad child
Added 2011-07-06 by porkipaya

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Categories

Food and Drink