Friday, December 09, 2005


Meaning: The ingenious tactic of bidding goodbye to potential suitors by unleashing rakhees (a symbol of brotherhood) on the raksha bandhan day. A neat elimination strategy often adopted by pretty young things in India to ward off the riff raff.
Usage: Puneet thought he was in the race, till Anjali said bhaiyonara.
Pronunciation: Bhai-yo-naara.
Root: Bhai (means brother in Hindi) + Sayonara (goodbye in japanese).