The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

VenuAnna

4 words 0 videos & images

I have lived and enjoyed the Desi Lingo which has changed and keeps changing through generations. I am passionate about the language and the slangs spoken in different parts of India , particularly while using English. I enjoy this site and will contribute also some uncommon ones too shortly.

Joined

2011-09-01

Words

4

Videos and Images

0

Following

0

Followers

0

Leaderboard

Not ranked

Definition

to stress the situational condition, the right phrase to use is "....right now or right here, just him, etc."

Usage

Me : "......excuse me, I have to meet the manager(or any so and so)...where is his office ?"
Him : "....hmmmm, this is his office....he is here only...."
Added 2011-10-19 by VenuAnna

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

only, wonly, Vonly, itself, like that only
2 0
Adjective.
0

Definition

means, "plenty" ... used mostly in colloquial Kannada

Usage

"... Avna hattira Baejaan property idey magaa... " which means he has plenty of property...
Added 2011-09-27 by VenuAnna

Root

Kannada

Related Terms

bindaas, Masth, sakath

Definition

This is a typical response from a subordinate official in a government office when an innocent citizen/a fellow official enquires about the officer he wants to visit and finding him(officer) not in his office/chamber.
This is also applicable to such an enquiry on the phone...

Usage

"...hello, may I speak to the Manager,please?..."
"...No, he is not in seat...."
Added 2011-09-26 by VenuAnna
2 0
Noun.
0

Definition

Bablimas, is a localised (mostly south indian) version of the Grape fruit, known as Pomplamousse in French .

Usage

" ....in Amrikaa, they eat Bablimas for breakfast, you know..." so goes on a narration by a recently returned or an NRI
Added 2011-09-01 by VenuAnna

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Categories

Food and Drink

Terms referencing this

baba
+ 1 more definition. SEE ALL