sali

English translation: bitch

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Hindi term or phrase:sali
English translation:bitch
Entered by: vitaminBcomplex

21:20 Mar 29, 2010
Hindi to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Hindi term or phrase: sali
i know it must be a kind of swear word, for which i am sorry... but here's the passage:

"Before the butcher slit the goat’s throat, Biju could hear him working up his disdain, yelling “Bitch, whore, cunt, sali,” at her, dragging her forward then, and killing her."

i've come across the info that the word might have to do with sister in law, but even if so i need to know more to make sense of it. thanks in advance.
vitaminBcomplex
Local time: 17:35
bitch
Explanation:
Just another swear word.

This is the female equivalent of sala

As posted to your later question:

see http://en.allexperts.com/q/Indian-Culture-2871/cursing.htm
where it says:
One of Hindi's worst insults is to call a man brother-in-law, because it insinuates that you have slept with his sister.

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Shera Lyn Parpia
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Local time: 16:35
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bitch


Explanation:
Just another swear word.

This is the female equivalent of sala

As posted to your later question:

see http://en.allexperts.com/q/Indian-Culture-2871/cursing.htm
where it says:
One of Hindi's worst insults is to call a man brother-in-law, because it insinuates that you have slept with his sister.



Shera Lyn Parpia
Italy
Local time: 16:35
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