The Alternative Hindi Dictionary: साला

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साला 〈sālā〉 etymology From Sanskrit श्याल 〈śyāla〉.
noun: {{hi-noun}}
  1. brother-in-law, wife's brother मेरे साले ने अपनी बहन को लिखा। 〈mērē sālē nē apanī bahana kō likhā.〉 My brother-in-law wrote to his sister.
  2. (colloquially) a term of abuse अबे साले, तू इधर आ! 〈abē sālē, tū idhara ā!〉 Hey ****, get over here!
Commonly, is used as an insult, with the implication being that you are sleeping with the insulted person's sister. Can be substituted as a generally insulting term for any person.

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