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Definition

Morbid Coastal Karnataka exclamation, which literally translates to, "What death, bro!" that can be used as a substitute for "What shit, man!" or "What the fuck, dude!" The term is widely prevalent, used by all age groups, religious identities, castes, classes, sexes.

Even the Communists use the term because death equates all.

Usage

"Enta saavu, mare! Naanu aulige propose madide, aitha? Aulu yen helidlu gotta, 'Entha saavu, mare! Ninnann lau madidre naanu Kankanadyge hogbeku!'"

("What death, bro! I told her my lowe, ok? But she said, 'What death, bro! If I lowe you, I must go to Kankanady only!'")
(NB: Kankanady: Famous Mental Hospital.)

Added 2011-10-23 by TNagarTornado

Root

Kannada

Region

Mangalore