Blighty one

Blighty one ранение, обеспечивающее отправку на родину

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

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  • Blighty — ist eine englische Slang Bezeichnung für Großbritannien. Das Wort leitet sich aus dem Hindi Wort vilāyatī (विलायती; auch bilāyatī) ab, das wiederum über das Urdu aus dem Arabischen (arabisch ‏ولاية‎ ‚Wilaya‘) entlehnt wurde. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Blighty — This article is about the slang term for Britain. For other uses, see Blighty (disambiguation). Blighty is a British English slang term for Britain, deriving from the Hindustani word vilāyatī (विलायती) (pronounced bilāti in many Indian dialects… …   Wikipedia

  • blighty —    a serious but not fatal wound    Blighty, from the Hindi bilayati meaning foreign, became their home country for British servicemen abroad, and not just those serving in India:     Thought we d see a bit of the place before we go back to… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Blighty Tweed — Tweeds of the Harris and Homespun type, woven on hand looms by ex service men maimed in the 1914 18 war. The name is a proprietary one. The fabrics are of high class quality …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • One Tree, New South Wales — One Tree redirects here. For the American novel, see The One Tree. One Tree New South Wales The partially rebuilt hotel, fenced off …   Wikipedia

  • blighty — /bluy tee/, n., pl. blighties. Brit. Slang. 1. (often cap.) England as one s native land; England as home: We re sailing for old Blighty tomorrow. 2. a wound or furlough permitting a soldier to be sent back to England from the front. 3. military… …   Universalium

  • Blighty — /ˈblaɪti/ (say bluytee) noun 1. British Military Colloquial England. 2. World War I Colloquial a wound serious enough to get one sent back to England. Also, blighty. {Anglo Indian, from Hindi bilāyatī (now vilāyatī) foreign, European, from… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Blighty — noun Etymology: modification of Hindi & Urdu bilātī foreign, English, alteration of vilāyatī, from vilāyat province, realm, country beyond India, from Persian, dominion, province, from Arabic wilāya Date: 1915 chiefly British one s native land… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Blighty — Noun. Affectionate name for England as one s home, often used jocularly. Orig. used by colonial Indian Army, from the Hindustani bilyati, meaning foreign. Early 1900s …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • blighty — blight•y [[t]ˈblaɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. blight•ies. Brit. Slang. 1) brit. (often cap.) England as one s native land 2) brit. military leave • Etymology: 1885–90; < Hindi bilāyatī the country (i.e., Great Britain) …   From formal English to slang

  • Little Blighty on the Down — was a satirical radio comedy series broadcast on BBC Radio 4 between 1988 and 1992. It was a parody of contemporary life in Britain as seen in the small village of Little Blighty. ( Blighty being an old affectionate nickname for Britain; a down… …   Wikipedia


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