The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

The region "Haryana Delhi Up" has 4 entries

jhunjhuna

\djhun-djhu-nah\
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Noun.
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Definition

translates to a rattle (a hollow body filled with small objects, like beads or pebbles or ghungroos) that make a sound when shaken, usually used to soothe babies when they cry

Usage

arey, munnay ka jhunjhuna kahan gaya? kitna ro raha hai woh...
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

gadbad-jhaala

\guh-d-buh-d djhaa-lah\
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Noun.
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Definition

refers to a mess or difficult situation one is in...something that is complicated and tricky to be caught in the middle of

Usage

bhai yeh sab kya gabbad-jhaala hai, mujhe is se nikaalo please.
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Related Terms

Gadbad

jhaalar

\djh-aa-lur\
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Noun.
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Definition

Refers to a ruffle or a frill that one puts around a dress or curtain or bedsheet. It also may refer to dangling decorations for some festival or carnival.

Usage

is pardey ki jhaalar nikal rahi hai (= the ruffles on this curtain are coming off)
Added 2011-08-01 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

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Bombaat

fataafat

\fuh-tah-fuh-t\
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Adverb.
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Definition

means quickly or promptly, usually in context of the speed/pace with which something is done or happens

Usage

yeh kaam to bahut fataafat ho gaya... (This job got finished pretty fast).
Added 2011-07-29 by GuyWithTheSelfDestructButton

Root

Hindi

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

jhatpat, Fat-a-fat

Terms referencing this

Fatfatiya, Toofan mail, fast-fast

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