pukkah


pukkah
pukka(h) [ˊpʌkə] a
настоя́щий; первокла́ссный; полнове́сный

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • pukka — [ pʌkə] (also pukkah) adjective informal 1》 proper or genuine.     ↘of or appropriate to high or respectable society. 2》 Brit. excellent. Origin C17: from Hindi pakkā cooked, ripe, substantial …   English new terms dictionary

  • pukka — meaning ‘genuine’, is derived from a Hindi word pakkā meaning ‘ripe, substantial’. This spelling is preferred to pucka and pukkah …   Modern English usage

  • pukka — adj. (also pukkah, pucka) Anglo Ind. 1 genuine. 2 of good quality; reliable (did a pukka job). 3 of full weight. Etymology: Hindi pakka cooked, ripe, substantial …   Useful english dictionary