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tashrif rakhiye

\ta-sh-reef rakh-ee-yay\
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Definition

literally it mean 'please put your buttocks down', tashrif meaning buttocks and rakhiye meaning place it down. It actually is a very polite way of asking someone to sit down, to take a seat.

Usage

chaprasi to Prince: "Salaam bhaisaab long time no see, come in, tashrif rakhiye."

Prince places his buttocks on the chair indicated.

Added 2011-08-15 by Mildly Racist