chappal

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English

Etymology

From Hindi चप्पल.

Noun

chappal (plural chappals)

  1. A type of footwear used in India, Mauritius and Pakistan, similar to a sandal.
    • 2016, Megan Adamson Sijapati, ‎Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz, Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya (page 173)
      Chappals and shoes will fill up the garbage pit too quickly. I think it is impossible to burn old shoes and chappals. They melt and become very bad.