The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

Definition

A term denoting double-barrel respect. It ain't enough to call him a sir! Ji is the respectful suffix in Hindi added to anything - madamji, driverji...

Origins unknown, but first popularised by oily North Indian property dealers/ estate agents.

Usage

Done deal, Sirji,,,agreement ready on stamp paper

or

You're giving me bad words and I'm still respecting, Sirji

Added 2011-07-13 by Bal-cao

Root

Punjabi

Region

Delhi

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

miya