The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

The region "Uttar Pradesh" has 8 entries

oversmartness

\over-issmart-nays\
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Adjective.
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Definition

The term is used condescendingly to refer to someone who may have made an attempt to outwit you.(And most probably failed) It is usually expressed with indignation.

Usage

Saurabh : "Main tumhari gaadi le jaaon..Meri gadi mein petrol nahi hai"(May I take your vehicle,mine has no petrol)
Gaurav: "Kal hi bharvaya hai tumne..jiyada hi over-issmart-nays mein mat raho"
Added 2014-02-07 by vathakozhambu-parota

vikram

\wick- rum\
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Noun.
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Definition

This is a economical 6 seater (usually 8 -10) public transport which acts as a lifeline for people in cities of northern india like kanpur , Lucknow etc. Also known as tempo/ tempoo , it was christened vikram from the name of the manufacturer. Its trademark style is people are filled to the brim inside it.

Usage

I need to go to bada chauraha quickly. I think a vikram would be the most quick and economical option.
Added 2012-06-11 by daadi

Root

Hindi

Region

uttar pradesh

Categories

Transportation

Related Terms

tempo, tempoo

Terms referencing this

boochandi

Khichda

\Khichda \
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Noun.
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Definition

A preparation made by wiping the last remains of daal and sabji into the left over rice at Dhabas.

Usage

Ab sirf Khichda bacha hai. Do plate laun kya?
Added 2012-03-24 by UP bhaiya

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Categories

Food and Drink

Terms referencing this

Kaala Teetar

mananiya

\mana-nee-ya\
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Adjective.
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Definition

An honorific. Hindi word (feminine) for Honorable.
Currently, being overused in U.P. to refer to the present Chief Minister of that State.
With passage of time, and after the defeat of said Chief Minister in the elections next year (hopefully), the perfectly legitimate honorific will degenerate into an insult (the process is already underway).

Usage

Mananiya Mukhyamantri Behenji Sushri Mayawatiji ne aaj Lucknow main apni 1,156, 987th moorti ka anaavaran kiya.
Added 2011-08-31 by pee_mmm

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Related Terms

anaavaran, moorti, sushri, behenji

Terms referencing this

sushri, Behenji

Definition

Hindi equivalent of Ms.

Usage

Mananiya Mukhyamantri Behenji Sushri Mayawatiji ne aaj Lucknow main apni 1,156, 987th moorti ka anaavaran kiya.
Added 2011-08-31 by pee_mmm

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Related Terms

anaavaran, moorti, behenji, mananiya

Terms referencing this

mananiya, Behenji

anaavaran

\un-aah-vuh-run\
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Verb.
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Definition

To unveil.

Usage

Mananiya Mukhyamantri Behenji Sushri Mayawatiji ne aaj Lucknow main apni 1,156, 987th moorti ka anaavaran kiya.
(Today, in Lucknow, Hon'ble CM, Beloved Sister Ms Mayawatiji unveiled her 1,156,987th statue.)
Added 2011-08-30 by pee_mmm

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Related Terms

moorti

Terms referencing this

mananiya, sushri, moorti, Behenji

Definition

A pejorative phrase. Usually employed to describe when a person is trying to do something beyond his/her capabilities.
Probably a derivative of Bengali phrase "gooder noi lom, koray bom, bom"

Usage

Saala, gandoo, do ladkiyon ko ek saath line marega! Gaand mein dum nahin, hum kissi se kum nahin.
Added 2011-08-07 by pee_mmm

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Related Terms

gaand, line maarna

Charkhi

\Char-khee\
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Noun.
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Definition

The spindle on which thread is rolled over while you are flying a Patang

Usage

This charkhee is so awesome, I could roll over a mile of Manja on it!
Added 2011-08-06 by Rahul Sharma

Root

Hindi

Region

Uttar Pradesh

Categories

Sports & Games

Related Terms

Saddi, Manja, Patang