Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Inviting a panel of speakers to a book launch also reflects what I call pehle aap, which is Hindi for "after you."

    The Indian Book Ceremony

  • Inviting a panel of speakers to a book launch also reflects what I call pehle aap, which is Hindi for "after you."

    The Indian Book Ceremony

  • Inviting a panel of speakers to a book launch also reflects what I call pehle aap, which is Hindi for "after you."

    The Indian Book Ceremony

  • Agar ghar bhi aap ka hota toh khaana kitna accha hota This stove is yours but not the house.

    A House For Mr. Biswas

  • Agar ghar bhi aap ka hota toh khaana kitna accha hota This stove is yours but not the house.

    A House For Mr. Biswas

  • Agar ghar bhi aap ka hota toh khaana kitna accha hota This stove is yours but not the house.

    Affordable Housing Projects For India

  • Agar ghar bhi aap ka hota toh khaana kitna accha hota This stove is yours but not the house.

    Affordable Housing Projects For India

  • Instead they follow the literary version of "pehle aap," where they get a panel of guests to go first.

    The Indian Book Ceremony

  • Just as a New Yorker will rarely give up a taxi to a stranger, no matter how polite he is, Indians don't bestow pehle aap on just anyone.

    The Indian Book Ceremony

  • In India, unlike in the West, pehle aap is not just about form and politeness; rather it is used selectively and judiciously.

    The Indian Book Ceremony

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.