- Blend of Hindi and English (Wiktionary)
“Most converstions seem to have a lot of what I call Hinglish - Hindi with English words so, even when they are speaking Hindi, it is pretty easy to follow along.”
“Indians have been fascinated in recent years at how Hindi is absorbing English words and phrases, creating a "contact language" dubbed Hinglish, or what a linguist would call a pidgin or a creole.”
“It's called Hinglish, and linguists have declared after a two-day meet that the home-grown interspersing of Hindi and English is here to stay.”
“The film also features high-tech special effects, dialogue in "Hinglish," a mixture of Hindi and sporadic English, and scenes that until recently would have been taboo by Indian cinema's conservative standards, including kissing and brief nudity.”
“But the time is coming now, because … if you see a new Indian film, you'll realise that the language is more 'Hinglish'" he said referring to the use of liberal use of English terms in Hindi films.”
“After some pleading in "Hinglish" I managed to negotiate a simple bed in a dorm room with no-one else in the room on the top floor next to the wood-fired water heater.”
“But is the way "Hinglish" is evolving going to compromise the ability of young Indians to meet the needs of the workplace?”
“We all write in 'Hinglish' anyway, so I don't need to have Hindi typing," said Aditi Sharma, 20, who studies in Mumbai but uses Orkut to stay in touch with high school friends.”
“Hinglish" is what comes up when you type out Hindi phonetically with English characters, throwing in words from both languages for ease; for instance, "How are you?" becomes "Kaise ho?”
“Give us a chance to realize it"), to "Hinglish," the mix of Hindi and English that now crops up everywhere from fast-food ads to South Asian college campuses.”
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Variants of the English language
Many countries use either a mixed language or code-switching in order to better communicate with English-speakers. These English dialects are often portmanteaus of the country the dialect originate...
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