Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cutcha.

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  • adjective Imperfect, makeshift; ramshackle, second-rate.
  • noun Dried brick or mud, used as a material.

Etymologies

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From Hindi कच्चा (kaccā, "raw, unripe").

Examples

  • Singh said the canal bed would remain "kutcha", which will help in water recharging while embankments would be "pucca" as it would prevent wild vegetation in the canals and supply water faster.

    Top Headlines

  • Around 15,000 'kutcha', thatched and 'pucca' houses collapsed in the Tuesday night's storm which, packing a wind speed of 125 kmph, rendered over 25,000 people homeless in the state and North Dinajpur district in neighbouring West Bengal where 39 people died.

    Analysis

  • Around 15,000 'kutcha', thatched and 'pucca' houses collapsed in the Tuesday night's storm which, packing a wind speed of 125 kmph, rendered over 25,000 people homeless in the state and North Dinajpur district in neighbouring West Bengal where 39 people died.

    Analysis

  • Around 15,000 'kutcha', thatched and 'pucca' houses collapsed in the Tuesday night's storm which, packing a wind speed of 125 kmph, rendered over 25,000 people homeless in the state and North Dinajpur district in neighbouring West Bengal where 39 people died.

    Analysis

  • The landmine site is on the State Highway that attracts heavy vehicular movement, and the blast has proved that the Maoists have mined trunk roads in addition to the innumerable 'kutcha' roads in the forests.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The rest are given a second roll and in the second kutcha sifting about 20 - 25% rolled leaf is taken out.

    Darjeeling Tea Processing - The process of Darjeeling Tea manufacture

  • The rest are given a second roll and in the second kutcha sifting about 20 - 25% rolled leaf is taken out.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • After the first roll, the leaf is sifted (kutcha sifting) and the fine leaves (about 20%) are taken out.

    Darjeeling Tea Processing - The process of Darjeeling Tea manufacture

  • I was soothed and refreshed by the time we got off the train at a kutcha platform made of beaten earth and shielded from the world outside by one metal railing on which hung a sign with the name of the station in Bengali and English: MANOHARPUR .

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • After the first roll, the leaf is sifted (kutcha sifting) and the fine leaves (about 20%) are taken out.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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