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GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

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abhivyaktee

\ub-he-wyah-k-tee\
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translates to "expression" of a certain emotion of feeling in a form like dance, writing, speech or any other medium of expression

Usage

is gaane se apkey talent aur maturity ki abhivyaktee hoti hai.

(This song showcases your talent and maturity).

Added 2011-10-25 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

UP

jhunjhuna

\djhun-djhu-nah\
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translates to a rattle (a hollow body filled with small objects, like beads or pebbles or ghungroos) that make a sound when shaken, usually used to soothe babies when they cry

Usage

arey, munnay ka jhunjhuna kahan gaya? kitna ro raha hai woh...
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

gadbad-jhaala

\guh-d-buh-d djhaa-lah\
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refers to a mess or difficult situation one is in...something that is complicated and tricky to be caught in the middle of

Usage

bhai yeh sab kya gabbad-jhaala hai, mujhe is se nikaalo please.
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Related Terms

Gadbad

jhaalar

\djh-aa-lur\
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Refers to a ruffle or a frill that one puts around a dress or curtain or bedsheet. It also may refer to dangling decorations for some festival or carnival.

Usage

is pardey ki jhaalar nikal rahi hai (= the ruffles on this curtain are coming off)
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Related Terms

Bombaat

kimkartavyavimoodh

\kim-kuhr-tuh-vyuh-vim-oodh\
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refers to someone who is unsure of what to do, is perhaps at a crossroads and needs to make a tough decision about his course of action. A state of dilemma
Kim = what, Kartavya = duty, work, Vimood = confusion

Usage

haan kahoon ya na - main kimkartavyavimoodh hoon.
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

UP

Categories

WALTO

asta-vyasta

\us-tuh v-yuhs-tuh\
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refers to a state pf pell-mell or confusion, disrupted, in disarray, or disorder

Usage

Ravi ka poora ka poora kamra ek dum asta-vyasta haalat mein tha
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

UP, Delhi

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galata

aatur

\aa-tuh-r\
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Definition

means eager or quite inclined towards doing something, often used for a person who is excited about doing the action being referred to

Usage

main German seekhney ke liye bahut aatur hoon
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

UP

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

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asmanjas

\us-muhn-jus\
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Definition

translates to "confusion" or a state of wondering what choice to make, what to do or being in dilemma

Usage

bade asmanjas mein hoon ki kya gift khareedoon apni sister ke liye.
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

Delhi, UP

Categories

WALTO

tippani

\tip-pun-rdee\
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Definition

Literally means comment or remark on something. To add your Rs0.02 to the matter.

Usage

is film pe aapki koi tippani? (Do you have any tippani on this film?)
Added 2011-07-29 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO

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vichaar

softwares

\sawft-where-s\
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Definition

This is a word in Indian English, where we un-necessarily add an "s" at the end of a word which doesn't need one... Plural of software is still software. But alas!

Usage

I have installed all the softwares on your PC
or
None of the softwares is working here
Added 2011-07-29 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

English

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

H1B