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Howley Paasha

\How Lay Paa Shah\
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Noun.
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Definition

King of fools

Usage

at the slightest demonstration of an action that is contrary to what a genial, laid back hyderabadi expects, you may hear him/her say, 'Arre howley paasha'( You king of fools)
Added 2011-11-23 by MahaGyaani

Root

Hyderabadi

Region

Hyderabad

Related Terms

howle, Howla, Ullu ka patha
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Phrase.
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Definition

Indian version of the third line of 'Ring a Ring o' Roses'. Possibly an amalgam of two other versions: "Hush! Hush! Hush! Hush!" and "Atishoo! Atishoo!".

Usage

Ring a ring o' roses
A pocket full of posies
Husha! Busha!
We all fall down.
Added 2011-10-24 by Minkey Chief

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College
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Noun.
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Definition

The all important piece of paper that allows a person to do their examinations in schools and colleges in India. It is up to the institution to give the student his or her hall pass and it is used as an instrument of terror to force students to attend class and maintain a certain amount of attendance, failing which the student is not allowed to attend the examinations.

Usage

Vijay did not get his hall pass as his attendance was below 90 percent. Poor fellow. And he is such a genius as well.
Added 2011-09-16 by porkipaya
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Noun.
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Definition

Term used by more rural Kanadigas (people from Karnataka) to describe Kannada speakers who have lived and returned from big cities like Hyderabad and Bombay i.e (Hakka or Kanadigas who have returned from Hyderabad and Bakkas or Kanadigas who have returned from Bombay)

Usage

Those Hakka Bakkas need some hard field work to teach them the value of manual labour, i think.
Added 2011-07-17 by porkipaya

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka