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wallahnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒl.ə/  us   /ˈwɑː.lə/ UK informal or Indian English

-wallahsuffix

uk   /-wɒl.ə/  us   /-wɑː.lɑː/ Indian English
added to ​nouns to ​describe a ​person who has a ​particularduty or ​job, or with a ​particularappearance: a rickshawallah
(Definition of wallah from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wallah”
in Chinese (Simplified) 承担…职责的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 承擔…職責的人…
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