26 new Indian words included in Oxford dictionary

Aunties, uncles and tube lights among the 26 new Indian English words, have been included in the latest edition of the Oxford Dictionary, the world’s best selling dictionary. Words like Aadhaar, chawl, dabba hartal and shaadi were also included in the dictionary. The words were added to a total of 384 existing ones. The 384 words in the 10th edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary come with an Indian English label, including 22 new additions in print and 26 in the online edition.

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