For Indians/Pakistanis/Bengalis abroad, it has become a term that mainly identifies another fellow Indian/Pakistani/Bengali
Plural form: desis.
This term comes from the word Desh/Des from the Hindi language meaning country or homeland. The term "desi" originally has historical roots from the Sanskrit word "Deshah," which also means country or homeland.
Indian in India: You want air conditioning so bad? Have it the desi way -- fan yourself with this paper.
Countries with Desis include: India, Pakistan,Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, USA, European continent, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad, Fiji, Uganda, Canada, Parts of Afganistan, Brazil, U.A.E and many more.
Desi is the newest term for South Asians, the name for South Asians before British Raj was Hindustani, Hindustani was used since the ancient times started by the Persians.
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