You may have heard about Lucknow and it’s Tehzeeb and Zubaan. That Aap and Janaap Thingy. I know I am proud of it too.
But there is another kind of language that only a Lucknowi can relate to, and I am the most product of it. If you are from Lucknow you might already know them, but if you don’t learn them and use them on a daily basis if you are a true Lucknowite.
Matter: Jab Doston ka Matter Ho Jaye!
Bhaukaal: Aur apna Bhaukal Dikhan Ho
Ama Yaar: When you get comfortable with someone, you start calling them Ama yaar
Tafrih: When you are pulling someone’s leg
Chichaledar: when someone making a mess out of something
Toota: When you are asking for Change
Kantaap: It’s one tight slap, but sounds better when you say, Kantaap.
Masla: If there is some Masla/Issue in Life
Waahiyaat: It’s the worst kind of insult in an epic way
Dehati: When someone has no sense of stlye or class
Itrana: When people show off and try show swag
Beghairat: The one who lacks apathy