The word of Urdu origin, Accha has been officially added to the Cambridge International Dictionary of English.
The development has left the Desi community excited on social media, who are prone to using word Accha on a daily basis.
This has also revoked the Hindi and Urdu language descendants fighting over for the ownership of the word.
It is being regarded as a benchmark move by the Cambridge University Press to formally include the word Accha in the Cambridge International Dictionary of English’s list of over 140,000 words, phrases, and meanings.
Here is how twitter reacts to the the word Accha:
The " Acha " Word From Urdu Has been Added in English Dictionary .— Joun M Ali Raza (@jounaliraza) December 7, 2020
The word will be be used as feeling of ok and Expression of surprise .
Urdu Being Universal . pic.twitter.com/wHLwGAw1rP
Pakis be like; our Urdu word "Accha" made it to The Cambridge Dictionary— Sundas Mahmood (@pareshan_rooh) December 6, 2020
Meanwhile The Cambridge Dictionary referring it as Hindi English: pic.twitter.com/rqV9NUCzbb
The word "accha" has now been recognized as a real word and added into the Cambridge dictionary. Kinda weird— Zuria (@notzorayoutube) December 5, 2020
acha is now in the Cambridge Dictionary, so it's a word acceptable by O/Alevels now, hehehe pic.twitter.com/HT7FTLOvDC— Jake Peralta || roro stan account (@_muazumair) December 5, 2020
can someone please tell cambridge it’s acha and not accha pic.twitter.com/fvqPXDUbJP— smolu/panauti (@smoldonk) December 6, 2020