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Kirtan: Untranslatable Indian Word

Kirtan is a Sanskrit word, कीर्तन , and found its way literally to other Indian languages including English as it is ‘kirtan’.

Kaapi

Coffee! Throughout the world there are many ways to make a cup of coffee. Within a country also there...

Decoction

Decoction means a process, or action, of extracting the essence of something from something. Decoction is a concentrated liquor resulting from heating...

Goulash (Gulasch)

Goulash is a Hungarian dish, gulasch: soup, or stew. It consists of meat (beef, veal, pork, lamb) cooked in a sauce and...

Theosophy, Theology

Theosophy, Theology Theosophy is a philosophy. Theosophy aims at a direct knowledge of God by means of meditation and...

Terracotta

The terracotta objects are not unusual across India. Artisans and craftsmen are engaged in creating finest earthenware objects for more than two...

Down, Downs, Wenlock Downs

Down, Downs, Wenlock Downs Down: Down functions as an adverb (Laxman fell down), preposition (Laxman ran...

Tortoise and Turtle

Turtles and tortoises are reptiles, and are related. Both of them have the distinctive protective gear in which the head and the...

Novel (Not, Noval), Naval, Navel

Is Covid-19 a noval coronavirus or novel coronavirus? Is there a difference between noval and novel? In the advertisement issued in the...

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Olive ridley sea turtle is one of the species of sea turtles. Its scientific name is Lepidochelys olivacea. It is found in...

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