Statue of Deedarganj Yakshini at Patna Museum
A mythical Hindu/ Buddhist deity of wealth hailing from the kingdom of Alaka. Your fairy godmother with a map to hidden treasures and with the proper mantra or ritual from the list of Uddamareshvara Tantra, she will provide your heart's most treasured desires. Yakshinis are depicted as beautiful with wide hips, narrow waists and exaggerated spherical breasts. There are 36 Yakshinis and some are known to have malevolent motives so beware of which fairy guardian you open your soul to!
An exclamation of "hell yes!" That feeling you get when something amazing dances into your world. It's a combination of yay + yes = yas! Sometimes spelled, yasss! The more "s" on the end the more fun you are having.
She’s the Yoruban, Brazilian and Afro-Caribbean Goddess of love. The Mother of water, conception and creation, she is the deep ocean of comfort for all who are in need. She is often depicted as a mermaid.
“Is your name Yemaya, Oh hell no, it’s got to be Oshun.”
- Love Jones/ Brother to the Night.
A blabbing, gossipy, mouth-all-mighty, who consistently vomits diseased rumors and foolish nonsense. 2.) The Old Betties who get together to yap about the neighborhood gossip. She always meddles in your everything instead of concentrating on her nothing of a life.
A naval officer with a wonderful desk job. 2.) A farmer who cultivates his land for farming. 3.) An officer, attendant or secretary in a royal or noble household. Yeoman of the guard. 4.) A man servant or errand boy to a royal nobleman or household.
A handmaid or female servant employed to serve the wife of the house. If the wife is unable to bear children as "Leah" and "Rachel" in the bible, she will then be "given" to the husband to seed offspring. “And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her” (King James Bible).
A kick ass female soldier who bravely fought during the Mexican Revolution. In order to gain rank, women like María Quinteras de Meras had to disguise themselves as men, like in that Mulan cartoon. The term is derived from the Spanish word soldada which denotes a payment made to the person who provided for soldier's.
If your local discount store is out of wife beaters and you have a ruffneck in your neighborhood, or an excess of Studfish look no further, they will never be in stock. This dude has very distinctive tattoos on his EVERYTHING, a mouth full of star-spangled bling and is always shouting, "Thug Life baby".
The Boondocks You know that lethargic, sleepy feeling you get after a scrumptious large meal? Yeah, the itis is a mood, a scientific mood. The term is commonly referred to as the itis, which low key reinforced the "lazy" stereotype in the Black community. Which is hardly the case. The scientific term for this phenomenon is referred to as postprandial somnolence. Just like the term, hangry, it's all science.
She entertains bar patrons and encourages them to drink heavily and spend freely. 2.) A boogaloo breakdancer.
3.) A kick-ass basketball player.
4.) The gal with Beauty, Body and Brains!
5.) A gold digger who will only go for men that ride in a Bentley, BMW or Benz with thundering Bass and Big Bank!