Language Matters: Dr Lisa Lim Explains the Word "Nullahs"

26 June 2017 (Monday)

26 June 2017 (Monday) – online

Dr Lisa Lim, Associate Professor in the School of English, explains the word "Nullahs", in her fortnightly Post Magazine column: Language Matters.

"The word “nullah” refers to an inlet of the sea, a river or stream, watercourse, gully or ravine, particularly in South Asia. Usually found in mountainous or hilly country, in India, nullahs are typically gravelly channels that contain a trickle of water in dry weather but can become a torrent in the rainy season..."

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Source: SCMP