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Chhe

\chhé\
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Definition

- that's ridiculous
- what crap!

Usage

Used to express mock or real disgust/exasperation

usage: chhe! apppa?.. vaaaat should we do with youuu appa?
(a rhetorical question)

Delivery tips:-
* strong double aspiration on the chh.. and a short, sharp é as in édward.
** said in mock disgust with a smile, accompanied by a quick open-palmed strike of the forehead, with closed eyes.. then eyes reopening to said smile accompanied by (a) a shrug of the shoulders or (b) 2 or 3 quick side-to-side pendulum-like sways of the chin, followed by a "knowing look". Smile can be sardonic or friendly and, along with body language, conveys desired intent.
*** wearing glasses & sporting a beard optional

Added 2013-07-20 by rajeo

Root

Sanskrit

Region

South India

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