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bacha bachcha a young child.
bagh a garden.
bandari a female monkey; an impudent female child or woman > BANDARIS.
besti shame, embarrassment.
bhavan bhawan a large house or building.
buda derogatory for an old man
budi derogatory for an old woman
changa an expression of approval or agreement.
deshi desi local, authentic.
filmi relating to films or the cinema industry > FILMIS.
freshie a new immigrant to the UK from Asian countries.
gora a white or fair-skinned male.
gori a white or fair-skinned female.
haramda haramzada an illegitimate male.
haramdi haramzadi an illegitimate female.
kasme I swear.
kunjoos mean or stingy.
kuta a male dog; a man or a boy regarded as unpleasant or contempible.
kuti a female dog; a woman or girl regarded as unpleasant or contemptible.
machi as in machi chips, fish and chips.
mirchi hot.
moti a fat woman or girl.
pendu culturally backward.
rhanja a male lover.
teek well.
yaar a friend.

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