gharry

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈɡæɹi/

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

gharry (plural gharries)

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

References[edit]

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