Tuesday, June 13, 2006


Meaning: The embarrassing rumbles of the stomach.
Pronunciation: Bell-lis-sigh.
Usage: After lunch, my classmates were treated to a bout of Bellysai by me.
Root: Belly + Isai (music in tamil). Mellisai is supposed to mean light melodious music in Tamil. Bellysai is exactly the opposite. It's cacophonic. And is a result of a heavy stomach.
Known synonym: Borborygmi