Chit etymology


English word chit comes from Hindi चिट्ठी (Alternative form of चिट्टी (ciṭṭī).)

Etymology of chit

Detailed word origin of chit

Dictionary entry Language Definition
चिट्ठी Hindi (hin) Alternative form of चिट्टी (ciṭṭī).
chitty English (en) Childish; like a baby. Full of chits or sprouts A small note, such as a pass or voucher slip; a chit.
chit English (en) (India, China) A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club.. (US, and, British, _, dated) A small sheet or scrap of paper with a hand-written note as a reminder or personal message.. (US, slang) A debt or favor owed in return for a prior loan or favor granted, especially a political favor.. (gaming) A smaller cardboard counter generally used not to [...]