The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

The region "Maharashtra" has 31 entries

lai bhari

\layi bhari\
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Definition

This is the word typically used by maharashtrians to express their sudden outburst whenever something remarkable or outstanding takes place.

Usage

Friends converse amongst themselves about new chick in the college.
Lai bhari porgi ahe rao.
It means that girl is out of this world.
Added 2014-02-09 by SS

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Categories

People

Related Terms

Sahi, jabri, ek no

pongya

\Poo-ang-gya\
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Definition

Pongya means a person who is intelligent enough, but has committed a very silly mistake that has put him in center of bad situation, sometimes also used for describing a dumb person.

Usage

'' pongya, tu asa navta karayla pahije''
which can be translated to english as- '' dumbo, you should not have done this''
Added 2013-12-04 by Kundya

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Categories

People

tuzya mai la

\tujhyaa maai laa\
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Exclamation.
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Definition

tujhyaa= yours, maai=mother, la= to.

"To your mother", a direct counterpart of "teri maa kaa....". used in variety of situations, from friendly banter to serious fights. Generally not as harmless as "aaila".

Usage

Two guys are fighting (mostly Marathi speakers).

guy 1: I will not give the money at all.

guy 2: tuzya maila tuzya, I will see how you will not give the money.

Added 2012-12-11 by Batman

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Related Terms

Chaila

Terms referencing this

Aila

Definition

an action that would affect your ego negatively more than anything else. Something that will spoil the family name. Usually comes right after a foot in the mouth situation or in a display of bravado or power so as to uphold ones "prestige"

Usage

Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "We are shocked by the party's demand for a memorial on the spot. It's a clear breach of trust. Uddhav Thackeray might have expressed displeasure on the row over the memorial but his party members have made it a prestige issue."
Added 2012-12-04 by sykil

Root

English

Region

Maharashtra

Related Terms

sena
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Adjective.
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Definition

Utterly boring

Usage

Your joke is so paanchat that it gave me a cancer.

Added 2012-10-08 by theBhojpurian

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Related Terms

Bore ho gaye, dulhain

dabeli

\daa-be-li\
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Definition

cousin of the famous vadapav. Popular Bombay street food.

Usage

2 dabeli parcel dena
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Maharashtra

Categories

Food and Drink

Kolhapuris

\Kolha-pooris\
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Noun.
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Definition

Short for Kolhapuri Chappals.

Usage

Ganesh: How do you like my new Kolhapuri Chappals?
Mangesh: Your Kolhapuris look nice. But, are they from Kolhapur or UP?
Added 2012-02-14 by IndianInCowboyCountry

Paune Aath

\paa-ooo-ney aa-TH\
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Noun.
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Definition

Paune Aath is 3/4ths of 8 = 6. A roundabout way of calling someone a chakka. Which itself is a roundabout way of derogatorily calling someone a eunuch.

Usage

Puntya: Kaka, sanga kiti vaajle?
(Uncle, what time is it?)
Kaka: Aga bai, Paune Aath zaale ki.
(quarter to eight?)
Puntya: *khi* *khi* *khi* khi*
Kaka: Khidaloo nakkos melya. Chaavat kuthcha.
(You naughty little boy.)
Added 2011-12-11 by toringo

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Related Terms

chakka

khandala

\Khanda-la\
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Noun.
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Definition

A hill station between Bombay and Pune on the western ghats, Khandala used to be the ideally accessible short holiday destination. However, as expected Khandala has become an over populated, over constructed and plundered town. Also became famous for the song starring Amir Khan. - " Aati kya Khandala"

Usage

Oye, aati kya Khandala?
Chal Phut!!
Added 2011-11-11 by Oh Pinne

Root

Marathi

Region

Maharashtra

Categories

Places

Related Terms

hill station
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Verb.
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Definition

Mostly a mis-pronounciation for Hard Disk !!! :-)

Usage

Aaj na mein apna bada wala Hard diks mein data transfer kiya.
(Today I transferred data into my big Hard Diks)
Added 2011-11-05 by MumBHAI !!