Etymology (Meaning of Words)/Hindi

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Hi Carol, do you know of any English words that are derived from Hindi? Thank you!

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Hello,  I hope you are  having a fine week,


    Here are some English words of Hindi origin:

   Jodhpurs, Nirvana, Maharajah, Shampoo, Thug, Typhoon, Yoga,Sorbet, Cummerbund, Guru, Dinghy,Chushy,  Jungle,  Khaki, Loot Mogul, Pundit and Punch.

   The best to you always,
      Carol P.   (I'm so sorry for the delayed response but I was ill for a while))

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