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pranshu

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Definition

Let's (do something). Literal meaning: to walk.

Usage

Chal, let's go watch a film!
Added 2011-09-04 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

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chalega, Cut, Cutting
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Definition

Slap.

Usage

Leave this place, or you will get a chaantaa.
Added 2011-08-16 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

WALTO

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one tight slap

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jhaapad, thappad
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Literal meaning: Liver. Meaning implied when used in songs / popular meaning: heart.

Usage

Himesh Reshammiya: "Tum Jigar mein... Tum Nazar mein... utar gaye.."

Translation: you're in my jigar... (even though) you've been removed from my sight.

Added 2011-08-15 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Region

North India
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Slap.

Usage

If you touch my toffee, you will get a thappad to eat.
Added 2011-08-15 by pranshu
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Game. The arena is divided in two parts - preferably one at a slightly higher elevation than the other. The goal is to step into the other team's part and not get caught. Whoever survives the longest wins.

Usage

Chal, let's play oonch neech.
Added 2011-08-15 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

Sports & Games

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Lagori

Kulta

\kul-taa\
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Used to describe a woman who has brought shame to her family, by her evil deeds. Typically used by a disgruntled/evil mother-in-law/sister-in-law when confronting/arguing with the daughter-in-law.

Usage

Kulta! Don't eat my son, get out of my house!
Added 2011-08-14 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Related Terms

Izzat

dhandha

\dhan-dhaa\
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Business.

Usage

Son, I don't want you hanging around with that Raju. God knows what all dhandhas he does.
Added 2011-08-14 by pranshu

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business