wallah

[wah-lah, -luh] /ˈwɑ lɑ, -lə/
noun, Indian English.
1.
a person in charge of, employed at, or concerned with a particular thing (used in combination):
"a book wallah; a ticket wallah."
Origin
1770–80; < Hindi -wālā suffix of relation
British Dictionary definitions for wallah
wallah or walla (ˈwɒlə)
 
n
informal (usually in combination) a person involved with or in charge of (a specified thing): the book wallah
 
[C18: from Hindi -wālā from Sanskrit pāla protector]
 
walla or walla
 
n
 
[C18: from Hindi -wālā from Sanskrit pāla protector]

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