Angrez

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Urdu انگریز ‎(ãṅgrez), Hindi अंग्रेज़ ‎(aṅgrez, British people), from Portuguese inglês ‎(Englishman).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

Angrez ‎(plural Angrez)

  1. (Pakistan, Britain, India) An English person.
  2. (Pakistan, Britain, India) A white person.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A Comprehensive Persian-English Dictionary by F.Steinngass, New Delhi 2005 , p. 114. ISBN 81-206-0670-1
  2. ^ "Portuguese loanwords in Urdu", Dawn News, May 31, 2010