Train to Pakistan

by

Khushwant Singh

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Beybey Term Analysis

A term of endearment similar in meaning to “mother” or “aunt” and used by younger people to refer to elder women.
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Beybey Term Timeline in Train to Pakistan

The timeline below shows where the term Beybey appears in Train to Pakistan. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
3. Mano Majra
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...asks who is in the house. Nooran, suddenly scared, does not move. Then, she mumbles, “beybey.” The old woman, Juggut’s mother, steps inside, expecting to see her son. Nooran announces herself... (full context)