ENGLISH BABU DESI MEM - VOCABULARY

 

piiRHii f.:  generation
dhan m.:  wealth, funds, capital
ilaaj m.:  remedy, cure
aafat f.:  misfortune, disaster, trouble
khatara m.:  danger, risk
anaathaashram m.:  orphanage
ho gaya colloq.:  I'm almost done
lagan f.:  attachment, affection, desire, longing
mubaarak adj.:  blessed, fortunate
vaaris m.:  heir, owner, master
naaTak karna v.t.:  to enact a drama
na.nga adj.:  naked
kyo.n colloq.:  isn't that so?
mai.n aapko sab samjhaata huu.n I'll explain everything to you
be'izzat adj.:  dishonored, disgraced
vilaayat f.:  a realm beyond India, i.e. England
sa.nkaT m.:  dire difficulty, strait
dilvaala adj.:  generous
anmol adj.:  priceless
farz m.:  duty
sauga.nd f.:  (solemn) oath
mere paas vakt bahut kam kai I have very little time
chokri f.:  girl (m., chokra)
ma.ngvaana v.t.:  to cause to be sent for or asked for; to obtain / order
barbaad karna v.t.:  to destroy
aavaara m.:  vagrant, vagabond
badchalan adj.:  vicious, depraved, savage
daava m.:  legal action, lawsuit
rokaR (ya rokad) m.:  cash
dhaava m.:  attack
aapkii baat me.n baat to hai There's something to what you say; (colloq. equivalent:) You may have something there / what you say holds water
latiifa m.:  joke
aslii adj.:  real
haraamii adj.:  wicked
daasii f.:  female slave
kachcha adj.:  raw
rakhailii f., concubine, mistress
lagan karna v.t.:  to marry
jaliil karna v.t.:  to insult, humiliate
bahakana (pron. behekna) v.t.: to be mislead
veshya f.:  prostitute
naa aap merii koii aur naa aap ke paapi khaandaan se mera koii naata You're nothing to me, nor do I have any relation to your sinful family
ghuus f.:  bribe
roshnii f.:  light, brightness
a.ndhera adj. & m.:  dark, darkness, shadow
ichchha f.:  desire, wish
pesha m.:  profession
bekas adj.:  friendless, forlorn; broke
chaal f.:  trick
raakshas m.:  evil spirit, demon
bhaagy m.:  fortune, fate, destiny; chance
hak m.:  right, prerogative
muftkhor m.:  sponger, parasite, freeloader (fem., muftkhorii)
nar m.:  a man
dastkhat m.:  signature (dastkhat karna, to sign)
vakiil m.:  a lawyer
abhii bhii vakt hai there's still time
maal m.:  wealth
daya f.:  pity, mercy
iirmaan m.:  faith, honor, belief
khilauna m.:  toy
sada ke liye adv.:  forever
aukaat f.:  position, state, resources, means

 

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