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khalasi

Line breaks: kha|lasi
Pronunciation: /kəˈlasi/

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Definition of khalasi in English:

noun (plural khalasis)

(In South Asia) a manual worker, especially a docker, porter, or sailor.

Origin

from Urdu ḵalāṣī, ḵalāšī.

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