Lucknow: In this era of social media, when many world leaders are emphasising on globalization, the whole world has come into proximity, and exchange of cultural values is a common sight. Similarly, the exchange and adoption of languages is no exception. We are talking about the 20 Hindi words that interested English speakers and authors.
In India, about 10% of its total population (125 million people) speaks English. Britishers gave us English and as the time progressed, various English authors incorporated many Hindi words in their language.
20 Hindi words that interested English speakers and authors are given below:
The term is popularly used for ‘gangs of armed robbers’ in Hindi, Bengali, Odia, Urdu and Kannada languages. The actual word is ḍakait, which is still in use in many parts of India, Myanmar and Burma.
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