Communication, Language, Place

You Dowlath?


Dacalti, Dowlath, Ambeal, Appalika, Vootanda etc are some of the Madras Baashai words. When one spots a “Dowlath Towers” in Taylors Road, the Family Name “Dowlath” is forgotten and the Madras Baashai meaning of “Are you an Upper Class citizen” in colloquial terms comes to the mind.

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