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bandi

\bun-dee\
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Definition

A handdrawn wooden cart that is a mobile food kiosk, a stand on which clothes are ironed by an enterprising small-business owner, a push-cart for vendors of anything from vegetables and fruit, plasticware, pots and pans, toys and trinkets…Bandis are the source of livelihood for millions of enterprising Indians who provide a staggering array of services on the move.

Usage

“Has the coriander and green chillies vendor come and gone? I didn’t hear him this morning.”
“Haven’t seen a single vegetable bandi all morning. Wonder what the matter is.”
Added 2011-10-01 by oldathai

Root

Telugu

Categories

Transportation

Terms referencing this

Jil-Jang-Jucks, mulgi