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When in Delhi, ‘Bol’ Like the Delhiites Do

Don’t be a chomu and brush up your Delhiwala lingo!

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Twelve words that Delhiites love to use
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Yeh Dilli hai mere yaar, bas ishq mohabbat pyaar” and loads of masti. But there is something else about Delhi that you gotta love – its bhasha.

We’ve got a list of 12 words that are often used by Delhiites. And if you are visiting the capital, it’s best you get familiar with its lingo. Otherwise, you’ll just be a Chomu. Samjhe kya?

And Delhiwallo, do let us know if we’ve left out any of your favourite words.

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(We all love to express ourselves, but how often do we do it in our mother tongue? Here's your chance! This Independence Day, khul ke bol with BOL – Love your Bhasha. Sing, write, perform, spew poetry – whatever you like – in your mother tongue. Send us your BOL at bol@thequint.com or WhatsApp it to 9910181818.)

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