Lala

noun

a title or form of address, equivalent to Mr, used in India

Word Origin for Lala

Hindi
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Contemporary Examples of lala

Historical Examples of lala

  • If the Lala is not satisfied, he can go before the magistrate.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • "Unless we succeed in persuading the Lala to confess," said Balsamides.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • The person who can best answer the question is Selim, the Lala.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • You could easily force the Lala to recommend the story-teller to his Khanum.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • He held the Lala's arm and led him without resistance to the outer hall.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford