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Sri Lanka Moor Nicknames

 

AANA BULUNGEE (Elephant swallower)

AANDAVAN OODU (God's house!!!)

AAPA OODU (Hoppers)

ACCHARU OODU ( Chutney)

ALIM (Scholar)

ANJAAN BOLA (Ball #5 - Pool)

ANJI MULAM ( five feet)

ANSHAATU MAAPULA (Five Cent Bridegroom, co he chose to travel in a tram car as a groom)

ASPAKATA ( Broken Limb)

AVIYAL (Wheat porridge)

AWIYAL (Mixed curry)

BAANG KOLI (Turkey)

BAAS OOTAR (Mason/Building Supervisor)

BABA (Child)

Bai nana (Indian brother)

BALAPITIYA KALIYAR

BANANA (Plantain)

bandakka (Okra)

BANGU OODU (Foot Stool)

BATCHA (derived from Pasha, meaning King)

BEMBI

booshal

BOSUN

BOWTHAWALEE (Stomach ache)

BROKER OODU (Brokers House)

BUSHEL

butter

COLENDA (Infant)

CRYSTAL PALACE (Name of the business)

DADA-BADA (Noise making)

DEANISMAIL (Galle)

DEL GAS GEDARA (Breadfruit, Galle)

DUWEY KOOTAM (Galle)

ECHCHI THANNI (Soiled Water)

EESAL OODU

elu guli (Sesame Ball)

gabada

GONGAN

GOODAKU (Hubbly Bubbly)

GORADIYAL (Cashew/Jaggery sweet)

gudakka

gullan (Weevil)

GUNDARA

H E (ETCHCHY) (Miserly)

hadrath (Respected person)

hubbu (Sufi)

IRUMBU COAT (Iron Jacket )

JADIPANA (Dry Fish Pan)

JAPAN OODU ( Japanaese features)

JEMMI (Jewel)

KAABAR OODU

KAKSA (Lavatory)

kal bal (Trouble)

kala bayan

KALLU KUDI (Drunkad)

KALNOTARIS (Gem)

KAPPODIYAR (Sailor)

KARAKAOLAI ( Kind of Vegetable)

KARAPATTY (Jaggery)

KARAPOTTAN (Cockroach)

KARUPATTI (Jaggery)

KATCHA KARUPATTY (Bitter Jaggery)

KAWANNA MUNA (K M )

KAWTHU (Coir)

KHYR BABA VEEDU (Galle)

KITCHADI (Barley porridge)

KOCHIKAA (Chillie)

kolada pulla (Child)

KOLI (Chicken)

KOLI KUNJEE (Chick)

kora muruwan

KOSHUWALA (Kind of vegetable that grows in water)

KOSTHAPAL (Constable)

KULLA

KUMBALA MAASHI (Maldive Fish)

KUMUSTER (Accountant)

KUSHI (Fart)

LAMA OODU (?)

LEBBA (Teacher)

lipton (Tea)

Lovi (Fruit)

LOVI UDU (Lovi fruit, Galle)

MADAYAN (Idiot/Foolish)

MAJEE HAJEE

mama kakka

manawar (Husband)

MANJA PARAWAN (yellow bird)

MANJAL (Saffron)

MARIKKAR

MATTA (Coconut Husk)

MOLAHU MANI (Pepper Seed)

MUNDA KAN (Big Eyed)

MUTTAAPPA (Egg Hopper)

NAPPI OODU ( Stingy)

NARI ( Fox, meaning cunning)

nari (Fox)

NARI KOOTAM (Fox, Galle)

NERUPPU KOLI (Fire wood)

NONDI HAJIAR ( Limping Pilgrim, Galle)

NONDIYAN (Lame person)

NOTHARIS (Lawyer)

oralos marikkar (Watch Maker)

PAALKUDY (Milk Drinking)

PACHCHANGEE (Ginger)

PALATHU

pavalakodi

pazanaairum (Fifteen)

PENDAAN (passed excreta)

PERIYA PILAKA (Big jak fruit)

PILAKOTTA (Jak Seed)

pnneer bari

POIYLA PATTA (Tobacco)

poksh

POO (Flower/Sweet)

 POOLOHAM (World)

POONA KAN (Cats Eye)

pooshana ooda (Mildew)

POOSHANAM (Mildew/Indolent)

PORICHCHA KOLI (Fried Chicken)

POSKOPPA (Large rice bowl)

potti anver (Box Anver)

potti deen (Box Deen)

PULLAKUTTY (Many children)

RAAMKADA (Picture Frame Shop)

rail gate (Level Crossing)

rubber

salvage

SHAMBUL (Pickle)

shambul (Sauce)

SHAMBUL UDU (Sambol, Galle)

SHAPPATAYYAN (Pug/Flat Nosed)

SHAWDU (Deaf)

SHEENA MUNA

sheena ooda (Chinese)

SHEENI ALIM (Sugar)

sheeni kakka (Sugar Mate)

SHEKADI  (shortened form of Sheikh Abdul Cader)

SHEMATA (Brown/Tan)

SHOORIYAN (Sun)

shopu hamsa (Red)

SHOTHIAN (Defective/Feeble handed)

SM OODU (initials S M)

station master

sun light (Washing Soap)

THANGA PAWN ( Gold Coin)

THAYIMAN (?)

THESHIKHA (Lime)

THOPLAAN

uppu meen (Salted Fish)

UPPUKATTY (Salt Crystal)

VELLI BABA (Silver/Fair Baby)

VENGALAM (Loud Mouthed)

VYROOSHI (Gem)

waalakka (Cooked Ash Plantain)

WERPANNA (Khomba/Margosa)

WETRI OODU (Winner)

 

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