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The Kite Runner

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Tina Le

on 24 April 2014

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Transcript of The Kite Runner

Unfamiliar Words:
Kaka: Uncle
Madar jan: Dear mother, or loved mother
Padar: Father
Khala: means aunt on the mother's side of the family. In this case it's used to show respect to his mother-in-law.
Jaroo: Broomstick
soliloquies: talking while or as if you're alone. It comes from the Latin words solus (alone) and loqui (to speak).
Chapan: A traditional long coat worn by men in Afghanistan.

Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Unfamiliar words:
Yar: form of address.
Embroidered shawls: a shawl is a piece of clothing worn over the shoulders. Embroidered means formed in needlework.
Pakora: Vegetable dipped in batter and deep fried.
Nihari: Curry stew made with lamb or beef.

Chapters 14-16
The Kite Runner
" I drove to Golden Gate Park and walked along Spreckels Lake on the northern edge of the park" (Page 201).
Foyer: An entrance hall, or another place within a building used by the public. In this case, it's in the airport.
Balay: Yes
Nay: no
INS stands for Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Kalashnikov: Automatic rifle (Ak-47).
Melancholic: feeling down, or depressed.
ghamkhori: Depression, or feeling sorry for oneself.
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