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Tangi (तंगी)

Origin: Persian

Tangi is an Urdu word, it means “narrowness/hardship/poverty” in English, while in Hindi it’s called as “sankeernta/संकीर्णता, kathinaayi/कठिनाई, gareebi/गरीबी.”

For eg:Ho gaye saali jeb ki tangi…” which means, “the pockets have gone empty…”

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