Lucknow is the City of Nawab, People of Lucknow are known for their ethnicities, they always give respect to others.
Lucknow City is capital Uttar Pradesh (largest State in India by Populationhand), Lucknow is famous for its multi-culture,
In 18th, 19th centuries Lucknow was called cultural and artistic capital of North India,
Now Lucknow has become Metro city and going through rapid development in every field.
Some famous place you must have heard of are in Lucknow that attracts lots of tourist from all over the country and the world like
- Bara Imambara (Bhulbhulaiya), Asfi Imambara
- Chhota Imambara
- British Residency of Lucknow
- Rumi Darwaza
- Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden ( Lucknow Zoo spread across 71.6-acre)
- Dilkusha Kothi
- Janeshwar Mishra Park
- Husainabad Clock Tower (Tallest clock tower in India)
list of famous places will go on and on.
People of Lucknow even use slang with respect😀
Pehle Aap पहले आप
Every person of Lucknow with out of respect always give other people the first chance.
Amaa Yaar अमा यार
When we get irritated with things,
To address someone with respect
Even if the house is super moder house but people of Lucknow always introduce their house with word Gareebkhana (Poorhouse)
Tashreef Rakhiye तशरीफ़ रखिये
Have a seat.
Hai Allah हाय अल्लाह
Oh My GOD
Aap Zara Aukat me Rahiye आप जरा औकात में रहिये
Even when they get angry they address others with respect
Formalities are called Takalluf
When we say goodby to someone or you can say farewell.
Lucknavi don’t have swag they have Bhaukaal
Have an evening walk and shop at Hazratganj area is called ganjing,
Ganjing is pretty famous in Lucknow
Kantaap कंटाप, Lappad लप्पड़
Have fun with everyone
Have a good time and laugh
Ekdum Vaahiyat एकदम वाहियात
When things are too bad like any movie show, any dish, (so bad)
Jaahil Insaan जाहिल इंसान
The person who behaves like he has no sense of manner, (illiterate person)
Every family and friend have one Kaahil (lazy) friend in their group.😆
(Respected sir) for men
Used to address women with respect, (Respected Madam)
Thoda Khiskengey थोड़ा खिसकेंगे
Happens when a person sitting next to you don’t give you enough space to sit properly, then you have to say Thoda khiskengey ( will you shift a little bit).
Khisak Gaya Hai Kya खिसक गया है क्या
When someone does some mistakes we yell at him khisak gaya hai kya ( are you out of your mind).
Talking nonsense is called bakaiti, gangs of groups do it most of the time
Paglait Hai Poora पगलैट है पूरा
Used when we find someone who behaves like a mad person and respond to instructions clearly.
Litteral meaning of the word Betaa is son but Betaa word is used by friends to address each other that means Brother.
Kantaap Khaogey कंटाप खाओगे
You are going to get slapped
When Lucknowai people get super angry on someone they just say to the person Kato (get lost) to easy the situation
Khisak Lo Bahut Teji Se खिसक लो बहुत तेजी से
Another word to say when you are angry,
Jyaada Nawaabi Chaa Rhi Hai ज्यादा नवाबी छा रही है
When someone behaves like they own everything and can say anything to someone, in those situations we say Jyaada Nawaabi Chaa Rhi Hai
Saari Nawaabi Ek Hi Baar Mein Nikaal Denge सारी नवाबी एक ही बार में निकल देंगे
Used when someone shows attitude to a Lucknowai person,🦾