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Vakeel Vedimuthu

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I am Vakeel Vedimuthu. In real life, I am peterr..but on samsapedia, I am local

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Used to describe something silly but somehow just 'silly' isn't enough. Hence, silly billy.

Usage

Hardhik: Jiggnesh! Su thayo? What happened? Why are you looking sads?
Jignesh: I had a fight with Jigisha over some silly billy reason.
Added 2011-11-05 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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Pintu, dhoru, Mundoos
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Every female dog in India is called Rosie.

Usage

Akathi (whistling): Rosie Rosie

3 lady dogs line up.

Jack: Dudeeee, they are all called Rosie. Now go buy more biscuits.

Added 2011-11-05 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

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English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Knicker

\Nee-kerr\
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Items of clothing that are shorter than full pants

Usage

Grandmother: Kanna, wear knickers before you go out for mridhangam class

Akhil: Paati please! They are called shorts.

Added 2011-11-05 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

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English

Region

All India

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chaddies, Jetty
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While the western world believes that pants normally touch one's ankles, we Indians like to be specific about lengths of aawar clothing.

Usage

Mother: Pappu beta, your school miss said that you have to wear full pant for yuvar annual day.

Pappu: Ok mummyji

Added 2011-11-05 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

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Half pant, Pant-piece, Baniyaan
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Samosa

In South India, samosa's are fondly referred to as Samsas. Apart from the spelling, the South-Indian Samsa may also contain trace amounts of curry leaves.

Usage

Pathumuthu: I am hungry. Let's go eat a samsa each from Iyengar bakery.

Added 2011-11-03 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

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samosa

Definition

The main character in the Surya super-hit movie Ghajini.

In common parlance, it is used to describe a person with poor memory.

Usage

Sorna: Who was that girl with whom you were putting kadalai yesterday?
Prabhu: Who pa? I don't remember
Sorna: Dei Sanjay Ramaswamy. You know exactly who I am talking about.
Prabhu: (sheepishly, scratching his head) Her name is Lalitha
Added 2011-11-03 by Vakeel Vedimuthu

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Categories

People

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kadalai