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errolbonda

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I am a retired shippy from Pune but not a ghaati. I'm a mangy who lost his lingo(konkani) a few generations ago.

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Slang for language. commonly used to refer to people speaking in their mother tongue .

Usage

Check those two Madrasis speaking in lingo. Can't understand a word they are saying!
Added 2011-07-12 by errolbonda

Root

English

Region

India

Categories

WALTO

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Samosapedia
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A slang for a person whose roots are from Mangalore. A manglorean.

Usage

Hey ! Most mangy girls are pretty.
Added 2011-07-12 by errolbonda

Root

English

Region

India

Categories

People

Terms referencing this

orlem, Dukra mass, proper mangalore

vadapav

\vada- pau\
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Vadapav is a sandwich of a vada in a pav. Vada is a potato patty coated with gramflour batter & deep fried. Pav is a small loaf of bread ("pav" is Portugese for "loaf" -- pão --
and comes to us via Goa). The vada is put in the pav with green chutney. Best eaten hot with green chillies.

Usage

You get the best & tastiest vadapav at JJ Gardens & it costs only Rs. 7/-.
Added 2011-07-11 by errolbonda
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a circular shaped baked bread, flat on the bottom but curved on top, firm & crunchy. Best eaten with maska & dunked in chai.

Usage

Hey lets go to Kayanis & have brun maska chai.
Added 2011-07-04 by errolbonda

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Multiple

Region

Bombay

Categories

Food and Drink

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maska
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A guy who drinks (liquor) too much.

Usage

John: here he comes again.
Vir : who?
John : Pitlu , that bevda from chapel road.
Added 2011-07-03 by errolbonda

Root

Marathi

Region

Bombay

Categories

Food and Drink

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boozard

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behen chod, Baam
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A guy who works in the merchant navy on cargo ships.

Usage

John : hi , I'm John from bandra.
Vir : Hi John. What do you do?
John: I'm a shippy.
Vir : so, you must have sailed all around the world.
Added 2011-07-02 by errolbonda

Root

English

Region

All india

Categories

Transportation

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gelf

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Posting, Fauji