From 'Avatar' To 'Loot', These Hindi Words Are Found in English Dictionary Too – News18

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Last Updated: December 09, 2021, 18:20 IST
There are many Hindi words already included in the English dictionary.
Hindi is spoken not just in India but in several other parts of the world as well. But do you know that several Hindi words form part of the English language too? There are many Hindi words already included in the English dictionary.
So today, let’s learn about the Hindi words that have been included in the English Dictionary.
Roti
You will be surprised to know that the roti made at home in India is also a part of the Oxford Dictionary. This word is included in the English dictionary.
Dacoit
The Hindi word dacoit is seen in the English dictionary, which has a very similar pronunciation. The word ‘Dacoity’ also exists in English.
Chutney
Chutney, which holds a special place in Indian food, is also called chutney in the English language.
Bungalow
In Bengal, a cottage was built for the Europeans and called a bungalow. It is called Bungalow in English as well.
Veranda (Veranda/Verandah)
We are all familiar with this word. Indian homes have an open area called a verandah. In English, too, it is called Veranda.
Loot
The word Loot in English means theft. The word has the same meaning as the Hindi word loot.
Avatar
The word Avatar has the same meaning in both Hindi and English.
Thug
The word Thug in English is derived from the Hindi word Thug, which means a violent person or criminal.
Sharbat
Sharbat is a kind of beverage, which is liked in summers in India. In English, too, it is called Sharbat.
Jungle
The word jungle has also been taken from the Hindi language. Jungle in English has the same meaning as in Hindi.
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