Words You Will Relate if You are From Lucknow

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.

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Amaa Yaar अमा यार

When we get irritated with things,

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Huzoor हुज़ूर

To address someone with respect

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Gareebkhana गरीबखाना

Even if the house is super moder house but people of Lucknow always introduce their house with word Gareebkhana (Poorhouse)

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Tashreef Rakhiye तशरीफ़ रखिये

Have a seat.

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Mohtarmaa मोहतरमा

(Respected Madam)

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Hai Allah हाय अल्लाह

Oh My GOD

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Aap Zara Aukat me Rahiye आप जरा औकात में रहिये

Even when they get angry they address others with respect

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Takalluf तकल्लुफ

Formalities are called Takalluf

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Rukhsat रुख़सत

When we say goodby to someone or you can say farewell.

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Bhaukaal भौकाल

Lucknavi don’t have swag they have Bhaukaal

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Ganjing गंजिंग

Have an evening walk and shop at Hazratganj area is called ganjing,

Ganjing is pretty famous in Lucknow

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Kantaap कंटाप, Lappad लप्पड़

Slap

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Tafri तफरी

Have fun with everyone

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Chakallas चकल्लस

Have a good time and laugh

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Ekdum Vaahiyat एकदम वाहियात

When things are too bad like any movie show, any dish, (so bad)

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Jaahil Insaan जाहिल इंसान

The person who behaves like he has no sense of manner, (illiterate person)

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Kaahil काहिल

Every family and friend have one Kaahil (lazy) friend in their group.😆

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Janaab जनाब

(Respected sir) for men

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Mohtarma मोहतरमा

Used to address women with respect, (Respected Madam)

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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).

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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).

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Bakaiti बकैती

Talking nonsense is called bakaiti, gangs of groups do it most of the time

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Paglait Hai Poora पगलैट है पूरा

Used when we find someone who behaves like a mad person and respond to instructions clearly.

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Betaa बेटा

Litteral meaning of the word Betaa is son but Betaa word is used by friends to address each other that means Brother.

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Kantaap Khaogey कंटाप खाओगे

You are going to get slapped

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Kato कटो

When Lucknowai people get super angry on someone they just say to the person Kato (get lost) to easy the situation

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Khisak Lo Bahut Teji Se खिसक लो बहुत तेजी से

Another word to say when you are angry,

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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

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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,🦾

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