pronunciation: bay + tea
origin: South Asian vernaculars (e.g. Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi)
definition: a girl or woman in relation to both or one of her parents; female child; daughter
example: Aap k ghar beti huwi hai? Koi baat nahi, dua karo Rabb beta bhi dega.
[You gave birth to a daughter? Never mind eh, pray to God for a son next time]