- blighty:  Blighty is a legacy of British rule in India. Originally a term used by British soldiers serving in India for ‘home, Britain’, it is an anglicization of Hindi bilāyatī, which meant ‘foreign’, and particularly ‘European’. This was actually a borrowing from Arabic wilāyat ‘district, country’, which was independently acquired by English in the 19th century in its Turkish form vilayet. It was a derivative of the Arabic verb waliya ‘rule’, and is related to walī ‘ruler’.
- 1. See you back in Blighty!
- 2. Darling, any news about our blighty? Is my mother feeling better?
- 亲爱的, 老家有消息 吗 ?我妈病好些了 吗 ?
- 3. The soldier are sailing for old Blighty tomorrow.
- 4. Take me back to dear old Blighty.
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