English Words of Indian Origin

Guess these words which came from Indian language
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Last updated: July 27, 2018
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Words
Meanings
Incarnation
Avatar
Kerchief
Bandana
The fastest land animal
Chettah
Banditry
Dacoit
Small Boat
Dinghy
Teacher, Counselor, Master or Guide
Guru
A metaphorical force regarded as mercilessly destructive and unstoppable
Juggernaut
Dense Forest
Jungle
Words
Meanings
Steal
Loot
King
Maharaja
A a light shade of yellow-brown
Khaki
Loose fitting night dress
Pajamas
Hair cleaning Products
Shampoo
Tropical cyclone of the pacific ocean
Typhoon
An open-air gallery or porch, attached to the outside of a building
Verandah
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Level 43
Jul 27, 2018
Good quiz! I have never thought that typhoon is of Indian origin.But cheetah is wrongly spelled.
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Level 60
Sep 12, 2018
Thanks. Cheetah is also spelled in this way.
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Level 71
Jul 27, 2018
Typhoon is from the Chinese TAI FUNG ("big wind") or perhaps from the Greek Τυφῶν (Tuphōn, “Typhon, father of the winds”).
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Level 60
Jul 27, 2018
It's from the Hindi word Tuffan.

Typhoon - Wikipedia (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon)