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Australian accent and their slangs

Australian accent and their slangs

Australian accent and their slangs

No wonder most of Indian speak fluent English which is basically originated from British and influenced by Americans.No mater how fluent your English is and whether your from India,United Kingdom,America,.It doesn’t matter you would either love or hate Australian accent and their slang’s.

Most of times in your early days in Australia you would have a confused look on your face all the time while you are wondering whether you should smile or give a person you talking to a slap.

It would just wont make sense and its normal.

Safe to say after so many  years in Australia we do pronounce certain words like the Aussies do.

So we thought why not share some Australian slang with you ,

In an attempt to help you save embarrassment or fights

Its just some of words of my head as of now

Aussie (pron. Ozzie) : Australian
Barbie : barbecue
Bludger : lazy person, layabout, somebody who always relies on other people to do things or lend him things
Bodgy : of inferior quality
Brekkie : breakfast
BYO : unlicensed restaurant where you have to Bring Your Own grog, also similar party or barbecue
Cranky : in a bad mood, angry
Footy : Australian Rules football
G’Day : hello!
Lollies : sweets, candy
chewing gun not bubble gum
sticky tape not cello tape
Mate : buddy, friend
Mug : friendly insult (”have a go, yer mug”), gullible person
No drama : same as ‘no worries’
No worries! : Expression of forgiveness or reassurance (No problem; forget about it; I can do it; Yes, I’ll do it)
Oldies : parents – “I’ll have to ask my oldies
Outback : interior of Australia
Oz : Australia!
Pokies : poker machines, fruit machines, gambling slot machines
curry muncha-curry eater–Indian
Pom, pommy : an Englishman
Postie : postman, mailman
Reckon! : you bet! Absolutely!
Smoko : smoke or coffee break
Uni : university
Ute : utility vehicle, pickup truck
Truckie : truck driver
Vedgies : vegetables
Whinge : complain
Wog : flu or trivial illness
Wog : person of Mediterranean origin. A milder insult than the same word in the UK and perhaps elsewhere

If we have missed many please let me know by posting a comment below

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During our co-founders initial days in Australia he has experienced struggle to find cheap accommodation,job,genuine support and some times ignorance from my own fellow Indians. While his experience is not unique but he wanted to make sure it doesn't happen to anyone else.He bring with him 16 years of rich experience working with Global corporations both in India & Australia.Our founder aim through this portal is to support Indian travelers to Australia for migration, education, work and travel, minimizing the cultural change impact while providing tangible cost benefits.

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