The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

malaicurry

2 words 0 videos & images

Retired senior executive with English Literature and cross-cultural communications background.Total mixture of East and West India and East and West. Divide time between US and India.

Joined

2013-08-24

Words

2

Videos and Images

0

Following

0

Followers

0

Leaderboard

Not ranked

"pataka" shot

\pa-ta-kaa shot\
0 0
Adverb.
0

Definition

An explosive smash in table tennis or badminton

Usage

That was an explosive unreturnable smash--a real pataka shot!
Added 2013-08-25 by malaicurry

Root

Hindi

Region

Bengal

Categories

Sports & Games

Related Terms

Shot, Six and Out, bouncer

Definition

Instead of clicking a photograph this is the local way (photo lena") of literally paraphrasing the Hindi word to an English expression!

Usage

Why dont you remove my photograph?
Added 2013-08-25 by malaicurry

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Mumbai

Related Terms

Snap, Photo-catching