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Surti

\Soorti\
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Phrase. May 31, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

Derived from Surat in south Gujarat,land known for deploying expletives in conversations that at times outnumber other words in a sentence. As this is typical of people in and around Surat, these abuses and expletives are now known as Surti in English, Hindi, Gujarati.

Usage

Pintu to Chintu: Why Mintu is so cross with you these days?
Chintu: Yaar! I during his weddings,I used so many surtis in presence of his bride and in laws,while greeting him.
Added 2011-10-05 by wordywise

Root

Gujarati

Region

Gujarat

Related Terms

guju, gaali, gaandmasti