English Words Derived From Hindi

Can you answer the words with given meaning that are derived from Hindi?
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First letter
Hindi meaning
English meaning
English word
A
अवतार
Descent of a deity from a heaven
Avatar
B
बांगड़ी
A type of bracelet
Bangle
C
चीता
Variegated
Cheetah
C
चिट्ठी
A letter or note.
Chit
D
डकैत
Member of a class of criminals who
engage in organized robbery and murder
Dacoit
D
देखो
British slang for 'a look'
Dekko
G
गुरु
Teacher, priest
Guru
J
जंगल
Wilderness or forest
Jungle
K
खकि
Dust colour, dusty, grey
Khaki
K
कर्मा
Cycle of cause and effect
Karma
M
महाराजा
A king
Maharaja
M
मंत्र
A word or phrase used in meditation
Mantra
N
निर्वाण
Neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self.
The final goal of Jainism Hinduism and Buddhism
Nirvana
P
पक्का
British slang: "genuine".Also cooked, ripe, solid.
Pukka
P
पैजामा
Leg garment
Pyjamas
S
चाँपो
Rub(used to wash head)
Shampoo
T
ठग
Thief or con man
Thug
T
आंधी
A cyclonic storm
Typhoon
V
बरामदा
Roofed platform along the outside of a house
Veranda
Y
योग
Breath control, simple meditation, and
the adoption of specific bodily postures
Yoga
+1
Level 43
Jan 27, 2019
Too easy for Hindi speakers and those who are using Google Translate.
+1
Level 43
Jan 27, 2019
"Pyjamas" is coined from Persian,"Khaki" from Persian,"Khaki" from Persian origin borrowed from Sanskrit,"Veranda" from Portuguese.See all of them:Visit here
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Level 57
Apr 24, 2020
You can add juggernaut which is originated from jugganath.