The definitive guide to South Asian lingo


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literally means, Oh God, oh my gawwd or causually used phrases for extreme tiredness or when you have given up all hope in life, and there's an incoming storm while you are living in a house built of packs of playing cards (peka mukkalu).


Prasad: Saritha, I invited 15 friends and their wives and kids for dinner tonight.
Saritha: DevuDa! All right you cook and call me when you are done.

Mom: Chinna did not pass 7th grade, but we have to pay the school fee anyways for him to continue in the 7th.
Dad: DevuDa!

Added 2012-03-15 by bod-bokkal