burra

adjective
bur·ra | \ ˈbə(ˌ)rä \

Definition of burra 

India

: great used chiefly in phrases as a title of respect and specifically to designate a father or elder brother or a chief officer burra sahib

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History and Etymology for burra

Hindi baṛā, from Sanskrit vṛddha, from vardhate he increases

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