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Dual Meaning Hindi Words Posted by on Aug 24, 2021

There are certain words in Hindi that have no direct translation. Also, they can be translated and interpreted in several ways. This can lead to a lot of confusion as the interpretation may sometimes depend on the area in which one lives, or the tone of voice while saying the word or the context. The…

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Slangs and Colloquialisms (contd.) Posted by on Sep 2, 2017

 In a previous blog we looked at some local lingo. Look back to refresh your memory. Today we will learn some more. The following Hindi slang phrases are typical in Mumbai. 1. आज मीटिंग में मैं । Aaj meeting mein main .  Figurative: I was so completely bored in the meeting today. Literally, पक गयी…

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