Meaning: Anything that sounds huge. Pronunciation: Aa-na-meto-pick Usage: Dolly Parton's you-know-what had this aanaimatopoeic quality once upon a time. Root: Aana (Mallu for elephant) + Onomatopoeic (Innately sounding).
Meaning: Sporting a dhoti & a t-shirt. A curious fashion trend noticeable down South. Pronunciation: Dho-tee. Usage: After the wedding, all the tam-bram men switched over to their dhotees. Root: Dhoti + Tee (short form for T-shirt).
Meaning: An act of plunder and destruction wrought by swans. Pronunciation: like ransack - hans (as in hands, without the 'd') + sak. Usage: Sneaky swans! They look like they might hansack our village anytime. Root: Hans - the Sanskrit word for swan + ransack
Meaning: In a messy state of matrimony. Pronunciation: Shod-dee-shoo-da. Usage: Being single is better than being shoddyshuda. Root: Shadishuda (the hindi term for being married) + Shoddy (Of inferior quality).
Meaning: Detestable yet popular. Pronunciation: Mo-dee-yes. Usage: The increasing clamour for nuclear bombs is utterly modius. Root: Modi (Narendra Modi, the popular bigot of Gujarat) + Odius (hate-worthy).
Meaning: Person who does things at the eleventh hour. Pronunciation: Acto-toe-las-sec. Usage: From tax-filing to going-to-the-loo, I've always been an actolastsec. Root: Acto (actor = one who acts) + Last Sec (last second).