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Vaathiyaar

\vaa-thi-yaar\
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Noun.
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Definition

The word literally means 'Teacher' or 'Master'. Usually a school teacher.

In Tamil film industry, Dr. M.G. Ramachandran is known as 'Vaathuyaar' as he instruct people to do what is right.

Usage

"Vaanga vaathiyaarey"
means, "greetings teacher"
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar

Root

Tamil

Region

All India

Kayidhe

\ka-yi-dhe\
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Noun.
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The word means 'Donkey'.
Original tamil root word is "KAZHUDHAI"
The word is used to abuse someone.

Usage

'Orama poda dei KAYIDHE'
means, 'Get off my way, you donkey'
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Related Terms

kalutha, kayidhe, kaidhe, kaludha, kazhudha

Machan

\mach-aan\
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Definition

The literal meaning is 'cousin'. Used among buddies or used by wives to address their husbands.
In short, 'Machi'
Also, popularly used by actress Namitha to address her fans.

Usage

Ava en anjala machaan,
meaning, 'She's my girl(not exactly) dude'
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Related Terms

machoos, machu, machaan, machan, mapla, machi

Terms referencing this

Aliyan, Ayyo
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Bulbu

\bul-b(u)\
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The word means 'snub'.
It is an act of showing disdain or a lack of cordiality by rebuffing or ignoring someone or something.
The word is originated as a bulb glows on top of any character that got a snub.

Usage

'Semma bulbu vaanguna pola?' means 'seems like you've got a snub'
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

bulb, mokka, bulbu

Terms referencing this

sombu

otha

\oh-ththa\
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Exclamation.
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A local and colloquial term, which means 'F**K'.
Usually the term is used in a start of a sentence.
The word can be said either in frustrated or exciting or aggressive tone.
Also said as - Tha.. or Ngotha..
Quite similar to the word, 'OMMAALA'.

Usage

Aggressive tone - "Tha (or otha or ngotha) ..avan gaali da"
Meaning, "F**k, he's dead"
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

omala, omaala, ommaala, otha, ngotha

Terms referencing this

otha
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Porki

\por(u)-key\
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Adjective.
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Definition

The person who has no good work to do. Usually, this adjective is reffered to guys who go at the back of girls - Pombala Porki (Pombala - Woman)

Usage

He's a porki (or poruki) guy yaar
Added 2012-09-29 by Vaathiyaar