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“Picking up his big, green turban from beside his rug, I bound his arms to his sides and then, going forth, got baggage-cords from the _oont-wallah_ and likewise his _puggri_, and Moussa Isa bound his feet and hands and knees.”
“Then my brother called Suleiman Abdulla the _oont-wallah_, and bade”
“It is he,' said my brother, and within the hour we beheld the little bush-tent of Ibrahim Mahmud (made with cloths thrown over a bent bush) and his camel, near to which, his _oont-wallah_ Suleiman Abdulla had kindled a fire and prepared food.”
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Originally this list was to contain multisyllabic words that end in "oon," but as you can see from the comments, all hell broke loose.
Wallah means man in Hindi. Often it is used in conjunction with other words to form compounds that describe occupations. All of these terms originate in India. Hyphenation is haphazard, I just f...
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