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Keth

adjective; other word formation type loanword from Bengali
Describes something that is gaudy, showy, and/or tacky.People of Bengali descent who are fluent in both of these languages often translate Keth from Bengali to English, and so it becomes a loanword. This phenomenon occurs because there is no true English word to describe the meaning of “keth.”
 
“I can’t wait to wear keth Christmas sweaters!”
Etymology : A loanword from Bengali, in which it means the same thing as it does in English.
Source : friend, 10/20/2013
Last modified: 25 November 2013


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