terça-feira, 25 de novembro de 2014
SLANG IN HINDI
Slang refers to words and phrases which are used in an informal situation in a language. In Hindi, there are many such words and phrases which are used in daily conversation. Slang in Hindi came into existence since the last century. Recently, the internet and media have been the important source from where many terms have been originated. Such words and phrases are usually used in the educated class because of their interaction with these sources.
Let me show you some of the commonly used slang in Hindi. I have omitted certain abuses from this post to keep it from profanity. If you are interested in the abuses, let me know. This topic is divided into two posts and this post is the first part of the topic.
अंट संट बोलना – Ant Sant Bolna (verb) – to talk rubbish
बकचोदी करना – Bakchodi karna (verb) – to talk or chat while wasting time
बकचोद – Bakchod (noun) – the one who
भसड – Bhasad (noun) – a mess
भैंस की आँख – Bhains Ki Aankh (noun) – to get surprised
झंड करना – Jhand Karna (verb) – to embarrass someone
चक्कर – Chakkar (noun) – affair
चाटु – Chaatu (noun) – person who talk excessively, a chatter
चम्चा – Chamcha (noun) – a sycophant
चिरकुट – Chirkut (noun) – a loser
चूतिया – Chutiya (noun) – idiot or stupid person.
चालू – Chalu (noun) – a clever person. Usually used in negative connotation.
दबाना – Dabana (verb) – to gorge food
ढक्कन – Dhakkan (noun) – dumb person
दिनचक् – Dinchak (noun) – loud or upbeat music
फंडा – Funda (noun) – an abbreviation of fundamentals
घपला – Ghapla (noun) – scam, scandal
गोली देना – Goli dena (verb) – to let-down someone
ज्ञान – Gyaan (noun) – knowledge.
ज्ञान बाटना – Gyaan baatna – to share knowledge. Used sarcastically.
गप – Gup (noun) – gossip
गप मारना – Gup marna (verb) – to make gossip
हटके – Hatke (noun) – being different
झाड़ना – Jhadna (noun) – to toss around, to show off
जुगाड़ – Jugaad (noun)– a frugal and innovative solution
कांड – Kaand (noun) – a serious matter or a serious mistake
कबाब में हड्डी – Kabab Mein Haddi (noun) – One who deters the socialization of a couple, a third wheel
काट ले – Kat Le (noun) – get out, leave from here
खिचड़ी – Khichdi (noun)– a mess
कोई ना – Koi Na (noun)– no problem, doesn’t matter
लेट लतीफ़ – Late Latif (noun)– person who usually comes late, a perpetual tardy person
मजनूँ – Majnu (noun)– a roadside romeo, a person who usually spend his time by flitting with girls on roadside
मस्त मोला – Mast Maula (noun)– a careless person, a content person
माल – Maal (noun)– it may refer to money, stuff or attractive woman