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Well..whn I started high sch, I found out that many words used in our home had a different name..haha( I guess this was because my Nani came from India n hardly spoke any English..my mom used a lot of Hindi words/terms) so Let us start..

I grew up hearing n using (some of) these  :-

Chaddar-bedsheet

bhartan-dishes

jaaray (shake out as in shaking our mats)

manjay- scouring as in dishes

, manjinnah -coconut husk used as dish sponge

rakhi..ashes from fireside

, baylay ..roll out dough for roti using a. BELNA (rolling pin)

chunkay ..bhunjay

goatay ..using dhal gutney (swizzle)

chaatay- lick yr fingers after eating

saanay..mix food with fingers

joota..eating food that someone else was eating,

korehee -clumsy/lazy

pagli..stupidy

pooharβ€”not doing chores properly

pooknee ..poke’

chimta..tongs for fireside

saykay..as in putting sada roti in fireside to swell up

chilla roti ..chota or as Berbicians say, DOSAY..pancakes

saapie ..pot holder

gir-gir-a

maswah



My mom used words like these..:

kutnee,

dharpoke

pussr pussr

loongayra

lagu bagu

?sp chooch-wai

gurmusaha

chulchul

labayray

janacrown

ghinjay

pasray

jagjoray

kinnah,

jharay/ owchay



pls share yours..thnx

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@Wildflower posted:

When dem ppl cuss and say β€œ ker u stink *****’

Is really that stinky animal 🦨

I think that came from the white man…just like β€˜arse’

I know it’s not anything to do with Hindi words but it’s been on my mind

Lrad have mercy gal!

iz dubday n u mind on stinky$$!!! Gwan b bathe yuh stink skin lol

haha

u gat me laughing my a$$ off here

nah crank up d putts!!

Lynn

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