Aadhaar, chawl, dabba, hartal and Shaadi are among the 26 new Indian English words that have been included in the tenth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.
The 10th edition of the dictionary was launched on Friday and it has 384 Indian English words and over 1,000 new words.
Some of the new words include chatbot, fake news and microplastic.
Of the 26 new Indian English words, 22 figure in the printed version while the remaining four are available in the digital version.
Current (for electricity), looter, looting and Upazila are the four Indian English words in the digital format.
The 10th edition of the dictionary comes with interactive online support through the website and a dedicated app.
The website also has advanced features like audio-video tutorials, video walkthroughs, self-study activities and enhanced iWriter and iSpeaker tools.
The Oxford dictionary was first published in 1942 in Japan and was first brought out by Oxford University Press in 1948.