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of sexual health terms

E N G L I S H E N G L I S H E N G L I S H E N G L I S H - -- -H I N D I H I N D I H I N D I H I N D I





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Kothi Dictionary (English-Hindi) 2003, Naz Foundation International



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unl ess t he wor d s t o ex pr ess t he t houg ht ex i st s unl ess t he wor d s t o ex pr ess t he t houg ht ex i st s unl ess t he wor d s t o ex pr ess t he t houg ht ex i st s unl ess t he wor d s t o ex pr ess t he t houg ht ex i st s
1984, George Orwell


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This dictionary of HIV/AIDS and sexual health terms has been developed to
assisst in the production of linguistically appropriate resources. This work is
intended as a guide to the most appropriate termiologies that can be used when
developing resources. Please view this publication as a work in progress. this is
not meant to be a definitive dictionary of terms but a developing tool for
professionals. there are many way of translation the ideas and concepts contained
in this dictionary and we welcome your comments and feedback. If you have any
suggestions and/or additions please make use of the form at the back of the
dictionary

Terms are laid out in alphabetical order, as per the format below:


English Term Language Term


Formal Term language script
(meaning/notes in language script)
pronounciation in English script
(meaning/notes in Engish script)


Colloquial/Slang
Term
language script
(meaning/notes in language script)
pronounciation in English script
(meaning/notes in Engish script)


Ulti Term language script
(meaning/notes in language script)
pronounciation in English script
(meaning/notes in Engish script)



Note: Where no meaning is given then the language script means exactly the same
as the English terms.

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AIDS

Acquired Immune
Deficiency Syndrome
Formal

AIDS

Colloquial Term not available


Ulti Term not available

affection Formal
-r
sneh (elders affection towards
younger)
~ i^
anuraag (generally used affection
between two of same age)
ni
rujhaan

Colloquial
i (; -ii - ;-n -i)
pyaar (used in a broader sense)

Ulti
^i (; -ii - ;-n-i)
lugarna (used in a broader sense)

anal intercourse Formal
^ i -i
guda maithun

Colloquial
^i | i;
gaand ki chudai

Ulti
- -i i i;
batto dhurai

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anal walls Formal
^ i | |(i
guda ki diwaren

Colloquial
^i | |(i
gaand ki diware

Ulti Term not available

anus Formal
^ i
guda

Colloquial
^i
gaand

Ulti
--i
batto

attraction Formal
~ii i
akarshan

Colloquial
lii(, ii(
khichao, lubhao

Ulti
^i
lugarna

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barrier method Formal
iii ii|
baadha paddhati

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti

:

Meaning
Term not available

-w":4:: :: :w w 0w

system to stop infection/pregnancy
birth Formal
-
janm

Colloquial
i
paida

Ulti
i
upla

birth control Formal
- li
janm niyantran

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti


Meaning

ii
lopa parna

method to stop birth of a baby by
contraception


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bisexual Formal
i l^,l, l^
ubahylaingik/dwilaingik

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
i - i| l- - i|
dhur me bhi pit me bhi

bisexuality Formal
i l^ni,l, l^ni
ubhaylaigikta/dwilaingikta

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti

Meaning
Term not available

Sexual attraction to people of both
sexes
bleeding gums Formal
i rn r -
khoon bahte hue masude

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
n(| li
datwachi bila (wounded gums)

blood Formal
n
rakt

Colloquial
i
khoon

Ulti
lii
risha


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blood products Formal
n -i
rakt utpaad

Colloquial
i i-i
khoon se bane samaan

Ulti Term not available

blood transfusion Formal
- i
rakt daan

Colloquial
i i
khoon dena

Ulti
i i
lasha dena
body Formal
i|
shareer

Colloquial

badan

Ulti Term not available

body defence system Formal
i| | ln-ii ii|
shareer ki surakasha paddhati

Colloquial
| ~| nin
badan ki andruni taakat

Ulti Term not available


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body rubbing Formal
i| ^i
shareer ragadna

Colloquial
^i
badan ragadna

Ulti Term not available

boy(s) Formal
i
baalak

Colloquial
i ()
ladka (ladke)
ii (i)
launda (launde)

Ulti
- -i (- -)
tulla (tulle)
buttocks Formal
ln-
nitamb

Colloquial
n
chuttar

Ulti Term not available

celibate Formal
r -i|
brahmachari (refers to male only)

Colloquial
~l((ilrn
abibahit (refers to both male and
female) (Meaning : Unmarried)

Ulti Term not available

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circumcised Formal
ini li r ~i
khatna kiya hua

Colloquial
n li r ~i
sunnat kiya hua
- ~i (^i| i -)
katua (abusive term)

Ulti




Note
l
chhilku
( l-i l i -l-- r)
(refer to a person who is muslim)

Khatna and Sunnat both words
are used for the circumcision ritual
of Islam religion only, whereas
chhilku refers to a muslim man who
is circumcised.
clitoris Formal
i^i
bhagankur

Colloquial
l-- |
titni

Ulti Term not available

condom Formal
| l ^i(i
rubber ki lingavaran

Colloquial
lii
nirodh

Ulti Term not available


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crotch Formal
^ ni ^
guptang

Colloquial
-i-i
(: -0 , =)
samaan
(Meaning : Thing)

Ulti Term not available

cruising Formal Term not available

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
iii
khanjra
cunnilingus Formal
i | r
yoni lehan

Colloquial
n i-i
chut chatna

Ulti
li i-i
sippo chatna

cure Formal
i , ll-i
upchar, chikitsa

Colloquial
;i
ilaaj

Ulti
(i| i
dawachi lena (Meaning: taking
medicine)

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cut (open) Formal
- i -(ii - ii
jakhm ya twacha fatker khulna
(Meaning: skin being cut on injury
and wound being open)

Colloquial
ii( i i
ghav khulna
(Meaning : torn skin & blood
flowing)

Ulti Term not available

cuts Formal
-(i i - ii
twacha ka kut jana

Colloquial
ii l ii
khal chir jana

Ulti Term not available

death Formal
- - , -, rin, li
mrityu, maran, dehant, nidhan

Colloquial
-in, ^ ii, - ii
maut, gujar jana, mar jana

Ulti
^|
lugni


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defence system Formal
-ii ,ln
suraksha paddhati

Colloquial
lrin | (-ii
hifazat ki vyavastha

Ulti

Meaning
Term not available

method to protect ones body from
infection.

dental dam Term not available

dildoe Term not available

discharge
semen

Formal
(|in
veeryapaat
(| -i
veerya skhalan

(Note : Veerya=Semen,
paat/skhalan=discharge)

Colloquial
-i ni
maal jharna

Ulti
n ii
pat jana

gonorroea Formal
i
sujaak

Colloquial
iin li
dhatu nikalna

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Ulti Term not available

drug abuse Formal
-i i i ^
maadak dravya ka durupyog

Colloquial
i l ^ i ;-n-i
nashe ke liye drug ka istemal

Ulti
(i| ii
barwachi nasha
drug use Formal
-i (i i i ^
maadak dava ka prayog

Colloquial
i|| (i i ;-n-i
nashili dava ka istemal

Ulti Term not available

dying Formal Term not available

Colloquial
-(ii
marnewala

Ulti
^ (ii
lugnewala


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ejaculate(s)/ejaculating Formal
(| in i
Veeryapaat karna
(| -i i
veeryaskhalan karna

Colloquial
-i ni
maal jharna

Ulti
n ii
pat jana

ejaculate pre

Terms not available

ejaculation Formal
(|in
veeryapaat
(| -i
veerya skhalan

Colloquial
-i
maal

Ulti
ni
patna

erection Formal
-iln
uttejit

Colloquial
ii, |ii
khada, seedha

Ulti
l- ni
likkam taal pe

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eunuch Formal

napunsak

Colloquial
(ii
khwaja

Ulti
li
chhibra

fellatio Formal
-i -i
mukh maithun
(Meaning: Oral penetration)

Colloquial
i
lund choosna
(Meaning: sucking penis)

Ulti
ii- i
khomar karma
(Meaning: sucking penis)

femoral sex (thigh Sex) Formal
ii - i
jangha maithun

Colloquial
ii i;
jaangh chudai

Ulti Term not available


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fingering Formal
i |,^ i - ^| i
yoni/guda mein ungali karna

Colloquial
n,^i - ^| i
choot/gand mein ungali karna

Ulti Term not available

foreskin Formal
lii^
sisnagrachad

Colloquial
i ii
land ki khal

Ulti Term not available

frottage Formal Term not available

Colloquial
i| ^i
sharer pur lund ragadna

Ulti Term not available


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funeral Formal
~nl-
antesti,
l>i-
kriyakarm
~ln- -i
antim sanskaar

Colloquial
~i|
arthi

kafan-dafan

Ulti Term not available

gay Formal
- l^ i
samlaingik purush

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

gender Formal
i-il l^
saamajik ling

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available


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girl(s) Formal
ili (ili)
balika (balikaayen)

Colloquial
| ( li)
ladki (ladkiyan)
i| (ili)
laundi (laundiya)

Ulti
- -|
tulli

heterosexual Formal
l(i- l^, ;nl^
vishamlaingik, itarlaingik

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

HIV
Human Immuno-
deficiency Virus

Term not available

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homosexual Formal
- l^
samalingik

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

(male) Formal
- l^ i
samalaingik purush

Colloquial
ii
laundebaaj
(Meaning:man/men who have sex
with boy(s))
^i
gandu (abusive term)
(Meaning: male who got penetrated
anally)

Ulti
iin|
kothi

(female) Formal
- l^ i|
samalaingik nari

Colloquial
-|
chapti

Ulti
-i
chapatbaaz


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Homosexuality Formal
- l^ni
samalaingikta

Colloquial
ii|
laundebaaji
(Meaning: pederasty/paedophilia)

Ulti
iin, -i|
kothorpan, chapatbaazi

incest Formal
~^-i^-
agamyagaman

Colloquial
l- ^ i| ii - i
nikat sage sambandhi ke saath
maithun

Ulti
lii|
duniyadari

illness Formal
i ^
rog

Colloquial
|-i|
bimari

Ulti
|-i|
bimarchi


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immune system Formal
ln-ii n
pretirakshan tantra

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

impotence Formal
ni
napunsakta

Colloquial
i-|
namardi

Ulti
in-i
kotma

infection Formal
>-i
sankraman

Colloquial
n
chhut

Ulti Term not available

- infect Formal
>l-n i
sankramit karma

Colloquial
n ^ii
choot lagana

Ulti Term not available


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injection Formal
;i
injection

Colloquial
; ^ii
suin lagana
; i (l (i)
injection (ki dava)
(Meaning : Medicine to inject)

Ulti Term not available

- inject Formal
;i ^ii
injection lagana

Colloquial
; ^ii
suin lagana

Ulti Term not available

intercourse Formal
- i , -ii ^
maithun, sambhog

Colloquial
i;
chudai
- i;
thukai (Meaning : thrust)


Ulti
i ni
dhur-taal

intravenous drug user Term not available

invasive surgery
(operation)
Term not available


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kiss Formal
-
chumban

Colloquial
--i
chumma

Ulti
ii|
lappa-lori

-deep kissing Term not available

-mouth kissing Term not available

labia Term not available

lesbian Formal
-l^ -lri
samlaingik mahila

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available


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licking Formal
r
lehan

Colloquial
i-i
chaatna

Ulti Term not available

- lickning the penis
(body)
Formal
i| i l ^ i-i
shareer ya ling chaatna

Colloquial
i| i i-i
shareer ya lund chaatna

Ulti
ii- i
khomad karma

- licking the vagina Formal
i | i-i
yoni chaatna

Colloquial
n i-i
choot chaatna

Ulti
li i-i
sippo chatna


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love Formal
-
prem

Colloquial
i , -irn
pyaar, mohabbat

Ulti
^i
lugarna

love making Formal
- l(ri
prem vihaar

Colloquial
i i
pyaar karna

Ulti Term not available


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Lubricant Formal
-r
snehak

Colloquial
li;
chiknaai

Ulti Term not available

- oil based Formal
n| -r
taeliya snehak

Colloquial
n (i| li;
tel wali chiknaai

Ulti Term not available

- water based Formal
~iiiln -r
jal aadharit snehak

Colloquial
(i| li;
jal wali chiknaai

Ulti Term not available

lubrication Formal
-r
snehan

Colloquial
li i
chikna karma

Ulti Term not available


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Lubricate (to) Formal
-r i
snehan karna

Colloquial
li i
chikna karna

Ulti Term not available

man Formal
i
purush

Colloquial
-, ~i-|
mard, aadmi

Ulti
l^li
giriya

- men Formal
i
purush

Colloquial
-, ~i-|
mard, aadmi

Ulti
l^li
giriya


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- young men Formal
(i i
yuva purush

Colloquial
(i ~i-|, -
jawan aadmi, mard

Ulti
l^li
giriya

- older men Formal
(,
vradh

Colloquial

boode

Ulti
i
shudde

masturbation Formal
r-n -i
hast maithun

Colloquial
-- -ii
mooth maarna

Ulti
rii(i| ^ii
hatwachi lagana

- self Term not available

- mutual Term not available


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Menopause Formal
il( l-i
rajonibritti

Colloquial
-il i ~n
maasik ka ant

Ulti Term not available

Mensturation Formal
i i-
rajodharm
~n -i(
ritustraav

Colloquial
-ir(i|
mhawaari

Ulti Term not available

mouth Formal
-r
munh

Colloquial
-i
mukh

Ulti Term not available


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MSM
- males who have sex
with males

Formal

i i i i ii n
r|
purush jo purush ke saath sex karte
hai

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- men who have sex with
men
Formal
i i i i ii n
r|
purush jo purush ke saath sex karte
hai

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

Needle(s) Formal
; (; i |)
sui (injection ki)

Colloquial
; (; i |)
sui (injection ki)

Ulti Term not available

Needle sharing Term not available


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Oral intercourse Formal
-i -i
mukh maithun

Colloquial
-r - ii,(ii
muh mein lund dalna/dalwana

Ulti
ii- i,(ii
khomar karna/karwana

Oral sex Formal
-i -i
mukh maithun

Colloquial
-r - ii,(ii
muh mein lund dalna/dalwana

Ulti
ii- i,(ii
khomar karna/karwana

orgasm Formal
ii^ll-i
sambogh-nispatti
lnll-i
rati-nispatti

Colloquial
i-i-ii | - ~(-ii
kaamotejna ki charam awastha

Ulti Term not available


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pain Formal
|i, ( i
pida, vedna

Colloquial

dard

Ulti Term not available

penis Formal
l^
ling

Colloquial
, i i
lund, lauda

Ulti
l-
likkam

pill Formal
^i lii ~i ili
garbhnirodhak aushadhi

Colloquial
^i lii ^i|
garbhnirodhak goli

Ulti Term not available

pregnancy Formal
^ii (-ii, ^i i
garbhavastha, garbhkaal

Colloquial
-
pet se

Ulti
~ r
upal ayay hai


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prostitute Formal
(i, ^lii
veshya, ganika

Colloquial
|, n li
randi, paturia

Ulti
lri, iii
nihaaran khanjrewaj

- commercial sex worker Formal
i -|
youn karmi

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- male sex worker Formal
i i -|
purush youn karmi

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
iii ii n|
khanjra kothi

- female sex worker Formal
-lri i -|
mahila youn karmi

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- boy sex worker Formal
i i -|
balak youn karmi

Colloquial Term not available

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Ulti Term not available

pubic hair Formal
i(il-i i
jagwasthi ke baal

Colloquial
ni-
jhant

Ulti Term not available

rim (to)
- rimming

Formal

^ i r
guda lehan

Colloquial
^i i-i
gaand chatna

Ulti Term not available

- to be rimmed Formal
^ i r (ii
guda lehan karwana

Colloquial
^i -(ii
gaand chatwana

Ulti Term not available

romance Formal
-|i
prem-lila

Colloquial
i,i
pyaar/raas

Ulti Term not available


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safer sex
- safe sex

Formal

l-in -ii^
surakshit sambhog

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- unsafe sex Formal
~l-in -ii ^
asurakshit samgbhog

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

saliva Formal
i, ii
lar, lala

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

semen Formal
(|
veerya

Colloquial
-i
maal

Ulti
irkSuh
patauni


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sensitivity Formal
-(i|ni
sanbedanshilta

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

sex Formal
-i, -ii ^
maithun, sambhog

Colloquial
i;
chudai

Ulti
i i;
dhurai

- sex play/games Formal
i >|i
yaun krida

Colloquial
i
sex ke khel

Ulti Term not available

- sex toy (s) Formal
i lii
yaun khilaune

Colloquial
lii
sex ke khilaune

Ulti Term not available


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- as in biological sex Formal
l^
ling

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

sexually active

Formal
i l l>
yaunik sakriye

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- passive Formal
il l-
yaunik nishchest

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available


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shame Formal
i
lajja

Colloquial
i, i-, ri
laaj, sharam, haya

Ulti Term not available

-to be ashamed Formal
ln rii
lajjit hona

Colloquial
i- ii rii
sarmsaar hona

Ulti Term not available

- shameless Formal
ir|
lajjahin

Colloquial
i-, ri
besharm, behaya

Ulti Term not available

show (expose) Formal
i i
pradarshan karma

Colloquial
liii
dikhana

Ulti
ii
chandrana


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sickness Formal
i ^
rog

Colloquial
|-i|
bimaari

Ulti
|-i|
bimarchi

sperm Formal
i >ii
shukranu

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

STD
sexually transmitted
diseases

Formal

ii^
younorog

Colloquial
^ n i^
gupt rog

Ulti Term not available


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list of STDs
- gonorrhoea
- ii (iin i ^)
sujaak (dhatu rog)

- herpes
l(li (-(i i^)
viserpika (twacha rog)

- piles
(i|
bawaseer

- rash
i (ii)
dadore (khaj)

- syphilis
i (^-|)
updansh (garmi)

- warts
--i (|)
massa (kilak)

sterile Formal
i (~in |)
bandhya (of women)
~ i| ((| |)
aprajayi (of semen)
|(ii l(r|, i^ii r|
jeebanubihin, roganuhin

Colloquial
in (~i n |)
banjh (of women)

Ulti
(i| (~ini |)
banwachi (of women)


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sterilisation Formal
ii
bandhakaran
|(ii-ii
jibanumaran
i ^ii ii
roganunashan

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

Suck
- to suck Formal
ii i
chushan karma

Colloquial
i
chusna

Ulti
ii-i i
khomar karna

- to be sucked Formal
ii ii
chushan karana

Colloquial
(ii
chuswana

Ulti
ii-i (ii
khomar karwana


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- mutual sucking
(sixty nine)
Formal
rii^|, ii
shebhaagi, chuchan

Colloquial
ini i
shajha choosna

Ulti Term not available

taboo Formal
(l n, lli,
varjit, nishidha

Colloquial
-ir|
manahi

Ulti Term not available

tears (as in cry) Formal
~
ashru

Colloquial
~i
ansu

Ulti Term not available

tears (as in rip) Formal Term not available

Colloquial
i i, |i
phadna, chidna

Ulti Term not available


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tenderness Formal
i-ni
komalta

Colloquial
-|
narmi

Ulti Term not available

termination Formal
-i, ~n
samapan, ant

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

terminal illness Formal
-ii n i^
marnantak rog

Colloquial
-in | |-i|
maut ki bimaari

Ulti Term not available

thigh sex Formal
ii - i
jangha maithun

Colloquial
ii i;
jangh chudaai

Ulti Term not available


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thin (as in body) Formal
iii
krishkaya

Colloquial
ini
dubla-patla

Ulti Term not available

- as in material Formal
ni
patla

Colloquial
i|, -r|
baarik, mahin

Ulti Term not available

tongue Formal
|ai, i
jibhwa, rasna

Colloquial
|i, i
jibh, jabaan

Ulti Term not available

transmission Formal
>-i, i
sankraman, sanchaar

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available


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transsexual Formal
l^l(ln n
lingparivartit

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

transvestite Term not available

transvestitism Term not available

uncircumcised Formal Term not available

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
l
chhindu (Meaning: hindu penis)

uterus Formal
^ii i
garbhashay

Colloquial
ii|
bachhadani

Ulti Term not available

vaccination Formal
-|i
tika

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available


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vagina Formal
i |
yoni

Colloquial
n
chut

Ulti
li
sippo

- vaginal fluid Formal
i |
yoni-ras

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
ni|
patauni

- vaginal intercourse Formal
i |^-
yoni-sangam

Colloquial
n - i
chut maithun

Ulti
li ii
sippo dhurna

- vaginal walls Formal
i | | |(i
youni ki deewar

Colloquial
n |(i
chut deewar

Ulti Term not available


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vasectomy Formal
|
nasbandi

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

veneral diseases Formal
i i ^
yon-rog

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

vibrator (sex toy) Term not available

Virgin
- female Formal
-i|, ~-ini|
kumari, akhhat-yoni

Colloquial
(i|
kunwari

Ulti Term not available

- male Term not available

- virginity Formal
i-i, n|-(
koumarya, satitwa

Colloquial
(ii
kunwarapan

Ulti Term not available


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virus Formal
l(iii
bishanu

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

vulva Formal
i^
bhag

Colloquial
n
chut

Ulti Term not available


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women Formal
i|, -lri
nari, mahila

Colloquial
~in, ii
aurat, zanana

Ulti
lri
niharan

- women Formal
-lri
mahilaye

Colloquial
~i n
aurate

Ulti
lri
niharane

- young woman Formal
(ln
yubati

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti Term not available

- older woman Formal
i,i
vridhha

Colloquial
li
budiya

Ulti
i |
shuddhi


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women who have sex
with women
Terms not available
wounds Formal
ii(, -
ghav, zakhm

Colloquial Term not available

Ulti
li
bila

Note :- All the ulti terms collected from lucknow, India, where these terms are
called farsi

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