What are some good alternative to "Sir" and "Madam" Practices

3 points | Post submitted by jay 1551 days ago | 6 comments | viewed 2001 times

What can be a good alternative to "Sir" and "Madam"  salutation  in indic traditions? 

Some Examples 

  • Bharata (Brother)


  • Bhavika1551 days ago | +1 points

    Shriman 

    Shrimati/ Mahodaya

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    • jay1551 days ago | +0 points

      Nice one and what about younger age? 

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  • Jyothi1551 days ago | +1 points

    "Mahoday" for Sir.

    "Mahodaya" for Madam.

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    • jay1551 days ago | +0 points

      Nice suggestion but it look like more of hindi ? 

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  • ASNayak1541 days ago | +0 points

    In odia, we used to say,

    Mahashaya(male)

    Mahashayaa(female)

    Or Sriman/Srimati would be better.

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  • Harsha1541 days ago | +0 points

    In sanskrit

    Bhraata: brother

    Bhavaan: sir

    Bhavatii: madam

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