Fellow-Feeling by R.K Narayan
a small, fragrant cigar.
the leaf of a pepper plant which is wrapped around a betel nut and chewed.
sickly and yellowish in color.
language spoken in southern India and Sri Lanka.
a person of the highest caste among Hindus, whose task is to study the religious texts and to perform the sacred ceremonies.
advanced beyond proper or established limits.
vulgar or indecent speech.
sheep flesh used for food
Anglo-Indian slang for good, proper, genuine.
cotton threads of three strands which are constantly worn by Brahmins as an indication of their status.
a liquid butter clarified by boiling.
dairy product obtained from the milk and used as food or to make cheese.
an edible yellow split pea.
extreme in opinion or practice.
a person who is not what he or she claims to be.
the long loincloth worn by Indian men.
pondering, meditating on.
of great energy or speed.