Jai Ho to be Millionth word in Oxford Dictionary!!!!

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  1. jackprince

    jackprince Turning into a frog Senior Member

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    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Frontpage |<I>Jai Ho! </I>Time for millionth-word tag
    Jai Ho = It is accomplished!!!

    AFAIK it means " May you be victorious/glorious/prosperous" this sort of thing. Often Jai Ho is a form of addressing too. but how come it means "it is accomplished"?

    Everybody and his mother seems to cash on the hype the bloody stupid movie had created!
     
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    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

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    Jai ho to this news!!
     
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    Soham DFI TEAM Senior Member

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    Erm... whats the big deal ? They are all just flowing into the hype of that useless movie.
     
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    You don't get it. It's all about "global" (read = western) acceptance.

    See, now that another Hindi word has made it to that retardtionary, it means the world loves Indians and accepts them one more inch.. or something like that. THAT and it brings more press to that stupid movie keeping the hype alive.

    I mean he can't just say "I don't care, do whatever you want" to them, that's just not cool.
     
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    "web 2.0" has got the glory. No Jai ho, slumdog.
    Agree with Soham. Don't know what was the films hype all about? I think if this film as "Indian" it might not have won anything. The British connection and international marketing helped it.
     

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