gharry

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈgæɹi/

EtymologyEdit

Hindi गाड़ी gāṛi: a wheeled cart, carriage; a car, truck, bus. From the Old Indo-Aryan gāḍḍa- through the Prakrit gaḍḍi- [1]

NounEdit

gharry (plural gharries)

  1. A wheeled cart or carriage (usually horsedrawn).
  2. South African military slang: a jeep or small truck for conveying troops.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McGregor, R.S, ed. The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford university press. 1993
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