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Hanklyn-Janklyn: A Rumble-Tumble Guide to Some Words, Customs, and Quiddities Indian and Indo-British, Nigel Hankin

Author Name    Nigel Hankin

Title   Hanklyn-Janklyn: A Rumble-Tumble Guide to Some Words, Customs, and Quiddities Indian and Indo-British

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Used: Good

Type   Paperback

Size   19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Publisher    India Research Press 2008-02-17

ISBN Number    8187943041 / 9788187943044

Seller ID   103515

Illustrated in monochrome. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide

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In the tradition of "Hobson-jobson, this dictionary contains Indo. English idioms and English words derived from Hindi. It serves as both a reference book and an interesting cultural examination of language and the postcolonial relationship between the British and Indians. Such words as "dungaree, chintz, and "lacquer are revealed as having a Hindi origin. Also included are entries on words tied to Hinduism such as "guru, gherao, nirvana, asana, avatar, and "mantra.

Price = 7.05 GBP



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