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== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
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Lorenzo is coolie, and very gay
 
 
''Coolie'' is derived from the Hindi word ''kuli'' ({{lang|hi|क़ुली}}).<ref name=oed_full>{{Citation|title=Oxford English Dictionary|url=http://www.oed.com/viewdictionaryentry/Entry/40991|accessdate=19 April 2012}}</ref> The origins of the word are uncertain but it is thought to have been originally used by a Gujurati tribe (the [[Kolis|Kulī]], who worked as day labourers) or perhaps to the Tamil word for a payment for work, ''kuli'' ({{lang|Ta|கூலி}}).<ref name=oed_full/><ref name=britannica>{{Citation|url=http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/136194/coolie|title=Britannica Academic Edition|accessdate=19 April 2012}}</ref> An alternative etymological explanation is that the word came from the Urdu ''qulī'' ({{lang|hi|क़ुली}}, قلی), which itself could be from the Turkish word for slave, ''qul''.<ref name=oed_full/> The word was used in this sense for labourers from India. In 1727 Dr. [[Engelbert Kaempfer|Engelbert Kämpfer]] described "coolies" as dock labourers who would unload Dutch merchant ships at [[Nagasaki, Nagasaki|Nagasaki]] in Japan.<ref name="Kämpfer">{{cite book
 
''Coolie'' is derived from the Hindi word ''kuli'' ({{lang|hi|क़ुली}}).<ref name=oed_full>{{Citation|title=Oxford English Dictionary|url=http://www.oed.com/viewdictionaryentry/Entry/40991|accessdate=19 April 2012}}</ref> The origins of the word are uncertain but it is thought to have been originally used by a Gujurati tribe (the [[Kolis|Kulī]], who worked as day labourers) or perhaps to the Tamil word for a payment for work, ''kuli'' ({{lang|Ta|கூலி}}).<ref name=oed_full/><ref name=britannica>{{Citation|url=http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/136194/coolie|title=Britannica Academic Edition|accessdate=19 April 2012}}</ref> An alternative etymological explanation is that the word came from the Urdu ''qulī'' ({{lang|hi|क़ुली}}, قلی), which itself could be from the Turkish word for slave, ''qul''.<ref name=oed_full/> The word was used in this sense for labourers from India. In 1727 Dr. [[Engelbert Kaempfer|Engelbert Kämpfer]] described "coolies" as dock labourers who would unload Dutch merchant ships at [[Nagasaki, Nagasaki|Nagasaki]] in Japan.<ref name="Kämpfer">{{cite book
 
| title = The History ofk,o Japan
 
| title = The History ofk,o Japan
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Date: Thursday, the 13th of October 2016 at 02:37:46 PM
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