Saturday, December 1, 2007

The Bengalooru Slanguage!

If you are dying to learn the latesht Bangalore street slang but do not know how, look no further I say! For here is a compilation of latest slang words in Kanglish for you! :-)

Adjushtu: adjust. Most important word that originates from the nature of all Bangaloreans.
"Solpa adjusht maadi saar."
"Sir one more banana buying means it will adjusht within 10 rupees."

Bombaat : Fantastic, excellent. "Aye hows your car doing?" "Oh bombattagide."

Chindi Chitranna : Lit: Fantastic flavoured rice. Fantastic job.
"En haadidaane.. Chindi chitranna bidu".

Da : Term of address for friends or younger people (borrowed from Tamil). Rude when used in a non affectionate sense or with strangers. Fem: di.
"What da, where all u went yesterday?"

Escapu : General departure. "Naan oota maadbittu escape aagtheeni, don't mind."

Free kotre phenoylu kudithaane : Lit: If its free, he'll even drink phenoyl.
A very economical person.

Goobe : Lit: Owl. Stupid person. "ei goobe, yaar ninge license kottiddu?"

Hengythe myge? : Lit: How does your body feel now? i.e, I'm going to beat you black and blue. "Yenu? Dhuddilvaa? Hengythe myge?"

Will sure add a few more slangs in my coming posts..
Till then, Camaan I say.. Jai kannada! ;-)


Kamini said...

Very funny! Now I can navigate myself confidently around Bangalore!
Kamini (

ilayaraja_rerecordings said...

Innu swalpa slangu update madri... naavu wait madthiri alva.. :-)