desi

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desi

(ˈdeɪsiː) or

deshi

adj
1. indigenous or local: a desi buda.
2. authentic: desi music.
[C21: Hindi, from Sanskrit deśa a country]
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Maybe it's because they don't actually try it after how most desis living abroad issue stern warnings like: 'Don't eat Japanese food in Pakistan.
Everywhere we went, we met with a great response from the audience comprising largely desis but also goras [foreigners]," he reveals.
The new species, listed under the scientific name of Desis bobmarleyi, are described based on male and female specimens spotted and collected from brain coral.
A model from Karachi, eating chicken biryani, complained of dating ABCDs " American-born confused Desis.
The spider has been named Desis bobmarleyi after late Reggae singer Bob Marley.
48 Sunaina Maira, Desis in the House (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2002).
org, Think Cycle y DESIS se han conformado para seguir estos lineamientos.
Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans
In contrast to desis and Asian Americans, black men are not racially ambiguous but rather racially overdetermined.
No wonder PM Modi wants to be far and forever away from all this negativity in the comforting company of the rich and famous or the affluent desis.
I'M THINKING of changing the initials of the PTI to BBCDs -- British Born Confused Desis, of which my party is now full to overflowing.