saas-bahu

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi [Term?]

Noun[edit]

saas-bahu (uncountable)

  1. (India, fiction) A genre of drama fiction concerning the relationship between the controlling evil mother of a husband (mother-in-law) and her dominated, downtrodden, meek daughter-in-law.

Related terms[edit]

  • saas (mother-in-law)
  • bahu (daughter-in-law)