Is It Time to Kill Off the Word 'Desi'? - The Aerogram - Desi asian
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Desi [d̪eːsi] are the people, cultures, and products of the Indian subcontinent and their or caste, but as just plain South Asians or desis, especially as intermarriage between different South Asian diaspora communities increases. When people of the Indian subcontinent (desis, or those from the desh, homeland), for instance, commonly traveled to Southeast Asia or to Africa as part of the.