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Mool

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Lived all over India so somewhat familiar with regional slangs but hoping to be an expert someday :)

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kantaal

\kan-taa-l\
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Definition

Getting bored

Usage

yaar kuch karne ka man nai kar rha...kantaal aa rha hai.

Translation from Hindi: yaar I don't feel like doing anything... feeling kantaal....

Added 2012-07-02 by Mool

Root

Gujarati

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Bore ho gaye
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Noun. November 25, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

Big passtime game played by kids. Two people stand with their hands locked together above their heads and sing a song. The other kids pass from under that bridge and the one who gets caught (when the hands come down like a cage at the end of the song) is out.

Usage

Poshampa bhai Poshampa
Dakuon ne kya kia
Sau rupe ki ghadi churayi
Aathane ki rabri khayi
Ab toh jail mei jana padega
Jail ki roti khani padegi
Jail ka paani peena padega
Ab toh jail mein jana padegaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa....(hands come down with this one)
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

Sports & Games

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Lagori
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Noun.
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Definition

Besides the normal meaning of the word, it refers to the Big Notebook that we use in schools in higher classes.

Usage

Yaar kal mai absent tha please aaj apna register de diyo ghar lejane ke liye..
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Definition

basically means recovery.

Usage

Vasooli department of banks/income tax/who ever gives loas
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Bambaiya

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business

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Gorement

Definition

another pronunciation for the word chewing gum. Usually preferred by little kids but is not uncommon to see grown up's using the word.

Usage

Chintu to dukaandaar :
Uncle uncle 2 rupaye ki chilgum de do.
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Hindi

Region

North India

Categories

Food and Drink

Definition

1. refers to snacks and tea
2. codeword for bribe or tip

Usage

1. Husband to wife : Chai pani le aao kuch

2. Kaam toh sab hojaega, chai pani ka intezaam kardo thoda.

Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

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snakes

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lancha
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March 3, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

The micro version of normal xerox making it smaller and much easier to use in the exam hall.

Usage

Kal test hai...micro xerox nikal lena yaar tu chapter 1 ka.
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Bombay

Categories

School and College

Terms referencing this

Searocks

dabeli

\daa-be-li\
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Definition

cousin of the famous vadapav. Popular Bombay street food.

Usage

2 dabeli parcel dena
Added 2012-06-29 by Mool

Root

Bambaiya

Region

Maharashtra

Categories

Food and Drink