[*Denim itself is an Anglo-French word describing the coarse Calico** fabric made in Nimes (de Nîmes) and used in North America to make Jeans, a word which comes from the French for Genoa: Gènes.
**Calico is a corruption of Calcutta (Kolkata), which produced a fabric which Wikipedia says is less coarse than denim...]
from Loot لوٹ लूट, meaning 'steal'. Robbery
and so on to:
- from Hindi and Urdu, पैजामा (paijaamaa), meaning "leg garment", coined from Persian پاى "foot, leg" and جامه "garment" .
- Derived from Hindustani chāmpo (चाँपो [tʃãːpoː]) (verb imperative, meaning "rub!"), dating to 1762.
- from Thagi ठग,ٹھگ Thag in Hindi-Urdu,meaning "thief or con man".
- possibly from Hindi ठीक है, बाबू (ṭhīk hai, bābū), meaning "it's all right, sir".
- Toddy (also Hot toddy)
- from Tārī ताड़ी, juice of the palmyra palm.
- from Urdu طوفان toofaan.[A cyclonic storm.
- from Hindi baramdaa बरामदा, but ultimately from Portuguese.