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English translation: a name derived from "billi" meaning "cat"

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Panjabi term or phrase:billo
English translation:a name derived from "billi" meaning "cat"
Entered by: Rishi Miranhshah
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23:30 Jul 31, 2004
Panjabi to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
Panjabi term or phrase: billo
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a name derived from "billi" meaning "cat"
Explanation:
It's a name (f) derived from "billi" meaning "cat", with numerous occurences in the Punjabi folklore, figuring in many songs (e.g. "Kade na billo boli has ke, kahnu payi rakhein mathe te teorian..." :-)
The name is generally used for girls with a color of eyes other than black (green, hazel, brown...), having a reference to the color of a cat's eyes.
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Rishi Miranhshah
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5 +4a name derived from "billi" meaning "cat"
Rishi Miranhshah


  

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a name derived from "billi" meaning "cat"


Explanation:
It's a name (f) derived from "billi" meaning "cat", with numerous occurences in the Punjabi folklore, figuring in many songs (e.g. "Kade na billo boli has ke, kahnu payi rakhein mathe te teorian..." :-)
The name is generally used for girls with a color of eyes other than black (green, hazel, brown...), having a reference to the color of a cat's eyes.

Rishi Miranhshah
Native speaker of: Panjabi
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cheers

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