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baap
father
bahus
daughter-in-law
bhagat
a practitioner of folk medicine
bhang
leaves and flowers of the hemp plant
Braman
highest hindu caste
caste
a social rank or division into which the hindu society is divided
chapati
unleavened bread baked on a griddle
charpoy
a wooden bed frame laced with rope
choli
a short-sleaved blouse worn under a sari
chula
a stove of baked clay sometimes with a tin oven
dal (or dhal)
a spiced sauce of pureed lentils
darshan
experiencing a religious feeling by being exposed to a sacred object or place such as the Ganges River
gataka
a person who aranges marriages
ghat
wide steps usually leading down to a river
ghee
butter that has been heated and had the milky substance poured off
kameez
a long, loose shirt
kautuka
a yellow wollen thred worn by a bride around her wrist
kahl
a powder used as an eye liner and to darken the eye brows
Krishna
a Hindu god
kurta pajama
a long shirt and loose pants
lassi and maa
lassi- a drink made with yogurt and fruits and spices. Ice is often added maa- mother