Jesus Bhai wrote:Oh yeah, forgot about Ji. Though in my experience, especially among people who speak Urdu or Pakistani Punjabi, their speech is VERY polite. They say Ji even with children sometimes! My understanding of what Ji means is sort of like in english how we say, My Dear. It's a respect marker, not QUITE the same meaning that Saab or Sahib carry, at least in my opinion.
charlie_issac wrote:Thankyou Jesus sahab & Meera ji. In english we use Mr before the name and in hindi we use "sahab" after the name, right? quite interesting. What we will call "how are you?" in hindi? As this line is used first when we meet with any one after long gap.
Jesus Bhai wrote:I don't say it often, some of my uncles do, the one from Agra especially. My family is more 'colorful' with our phrases
I'd PROBABLY get banned for saying any of them here
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