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Haryanvi culture and its meaning

  • Orna - A tool made of bamboo used for sowing.
  • KajawaA means of washing things by placing them on the back of the camel, which was kept on the plan.
  • Kadbi - straw of millet / jowar plants.
  • Kadhavani- A pot for heating milk in the hare.
  • Kasar/Panjiri - Dry powder made by roasting flour and adding sweetness to it.
  • Kahod- Such wood which is divided into two parts and on which water is drawn from the well by applying chalk.
  • Keela- The axle of a hand-operated mill on which the upper plate rotates.
  • Kunda - A clay vessel in which the dough was kneaded.
  • Kulda- A small earthen pot like pot, which was used to pour water, lassi etc.
  • Kuldi- A vessel of smaller size than Kulde.
  • Kus / Phal - An iron tool used in the plow.
  • Kunchi – A structure placed on top of a camel to ride it.
  • Koop/Bunga - A structure made of reeds/weed for feeding.
  • Kothla- Big earthen pot for putting grain.
  • Kothli- A small earthen vessel for putting grain.
  • Khat - bunk.
  • Khel - The water tank for animals to drink.
  • Khodiya - a dance.
  • Garand - The circle of the hand mill in which the ground flour falls.
  • Girdi- A round shaped stone instrument which is used for threshing.
  • Gunn- The pit in which camels or bulls go while drawing water from the well.
  • Gosse / Uple / Pathiye - dung cakes.
  • Ghildi - an earthen vessel for pouring ghee.
  • Chak- The round wheel made of wood on which water is drawn from the well by mounting a rope.
  • Chaki- A machine made of stone to grind flour.
  • Chidas - A leather vessel from which water was drawn from the well.
  • Churma- A dish prepared by making thick bread crumbs by adding ghee to it.
  • Chhaj- A vessel made of tulips on the upper part of the reed which is used to clean the grain.
  • Chhalni - A vessel made of iron which is used for filtering.
  • Chikka - A rope to hold ghee, milk or roti. The burn on the mouth of animals is also called chikka.
  • Jamawani - a pot of milk.
  • Jamana - Buttermilk added for milking.
  • Juwa/Juda - A wooden structure used for plowing a camel or bull in a plow.
  • Jhal/Maun - A pot of bigger size than an earthen pot.
  • Jhawla- An earthen vessel to cover the pot (kadavani) for heating milk, in which there were holes for steam to escape.
  • Jhavali- A clay vessel in which goods were put.
  • Tokeni- Brass pitcher.
  • Dhana- The cistern in which water is taken out from the well and poured into it.
  • Tudi - Straw of wheat/barley plants.
  • Dubka - tying the feet of a camel or any other animal so that it cannot run away.
  • Doghad- Two pots together on top and bottom on the head.
  • Dhora/Dhana – A drain to drain water in the fields.
  • Nala/Nalai/Ninan- Crop
  • Nangla - Two ropes used to keep the rye straight.
  • ​​Neta - A rope that spins the cotton wool by hand.
  • Note- The machine for making pots like clay pots etc. is also called Chak.
  • Nyana- The rope to tie the cow's hind legs before milking it.
  • Pankhi – A hand-swirling fan to blow air.
  • Panjwal - The one who gives water to the field.
  • Panghat- The public well from where drinking water was brought.
  • Paniharan - The one who brings water from the well.
  • Pant/Seera- A thin dish prepared by roasting flour and adding sweet water to it.
  • Pali - cattle herder.
  • Puli- Plants tied together for some time before the harvest of the crop.
  • Plan - A wooden structure placed on the back of a camel before it is plowed into the cart.
  • Bateu - son-in-law
  • Bandhan - A rope for tying goods loaded in camel/bull cart, tractor trolley or truck etc.
  • Barwa – An earthen pot
  • Barhi/Neju- Thick rope to draw water from the well.
  • Bunth / Chaat - Food items given to animals after cooking, such as binole, guar, gram etc.
  • Bijandi- Bag or other receptacle for planting seeds.
  • Bijna- fan to blow air by hand.
  • Bitoda - A systematic pile of Goose/Davalas.
  • Bilovna/Bilovani – The pot used for making milk.
  • Bind- A rope net used for plowing a camel into a plow.
  • Mandasa- Wall built on the upper part of the well.
  • Manjoli - Muz's bundle.
  • Moonj - The part that is removed from the reeds from which the rope is made.
  • Mandana- Painting done on the walls with ocher or colours.
  • Mani- A piece of wood installed in the upper part of the hand mill, which rests on the nail.
  • Moonj - The part removed from the reeds from which the rope is made.
  • Mogri- Moonj. Thick wood for grinding crops etc.
  • Rye - Wooden machine for milking milk.
  • Rahat- A device for drawing water from a well with the help of oxen.
  • Rach - Tool.
  • Ras - Camel's bridle.
  • Lanihar - Guests who came to pick up the bride.
  • Lapsi- A thick dish prepared by roasting flour and adding sweet water to it.
  • Sattu – Roasted barley flour.
  • Sarkanda/Jhunda/Jhund - A type of plant whose stems and leaves are used to make thatch etc.
  • Sankal - Door latch.
  • Sathiye - Swastika etc.
  • Sikora – A clay pot.
  • Sithna - The abuses given to son-in-law in the form of songs.
  • Jug - a pot-shaped earthen pot with a long neck and a hole in the middle to drain water.
  • Prune- Pruning done before ploughing in the field.
  • Halsotia - Celebration of the day of sowing start.
  •  Handeli- The part of the plow which is held and used to plow.
  • Hara- A place to cook something by burning cow dung cakes.
  • Hari- A round circle made of cloth or grass on which a hot pot was kept.
  • Hali - Plow driver.