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.
And Sand Bolna (verb) – to talk rubbish
Bakchodi karna (verb) – to talk or chat while wasting time
Bakchod (noun) – the one who
Bhasad (noun) – a mess
Bhains Ki Aankh (noun) – to get surprised
Jhand Karna (verb) – to embarrass someone
Chakkar (noun) – affair
Chaatu (noun) – person who talk excessively, a chatter
Chamcha (noun) – a sycophant
Chirkut (noun) – a loser
Chutiya (noun) – idiot or stupid person.
Chalu (noun) – a clever person. Usually used in negative connotation.
Dabana (verb) – to gorge food
Dhakkan (noun) – dumb person
Dinchak (noun) – loud or upbeat music
Funda (noun) – an abbreviation of fundamentals
Ghapla (noun) – scam, scandal
Goli (noun) – let-down
Gyaan – knowledge. Used sarcastically.
Gup (noun) – gossip
Gup marna (verb) – to make gossip
Hatke (noun) – being different
Jhadna (noun) – to toss around, to show off
Jugaad (noun)– a frugal and innovative solution
Kaand (noun) – a serious matter or a serious mistake
Kabab Mein Haddi (noun) – One who deters the socialization of a couple, a third wheel
Kat Le (noun) – get out, leave from here
Khichdi (noun)– a mess
Koi Na (noun)– no problem, doesn’t matter
Late Latif (noun)– person who usually comes late, a perpetual tardy person
Majnu (noun)– a roadside romeo, a person who usually spend his time by flitting with girls on roadside
Mast Maula (noun)– a careless person, a content person
Maal (noun)– it may refer to money, stuff or attractive woman