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    Malayalam Language Basics

    As some ppl here hav mentioned about Malayalam, its for the ppl who are interested


    What - entha
    How - Engane
    Where - Evide
    When - eppol
    who - Aaru
    which - Ethu
    how many - Ethra
    how much - Ethra
    why - Enthu kondu
    -------------------------------
    Ex1:
    What is the time ?
    Samayam ethraa ?

    Ex2:
    How you did ?
    Engane cheythu ?

    Ex3:
    Where are you going ?
    Evide pokunnu ?

    Ex4:
    When are you going ?
    Eppol aanu pokunnathu ?

    Ex5:
    Who is this ?
    Ith aara ?

    Ex6:
    How much you bought ?
    Ethraya mediche ?

    Ex7:
    How much is this ?
    Ith ethra undu ?

    Ex8:
    Why he sold ?
    Enthina avan vittathu ?
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    This - ithu
    That - athu
    Here - ivide
    there - avide
    inside - ullil/akathu
    outside - veliyil/purathu
    up - mele/mukalil
    down - keezhe/thaazhe
    --------------------------------

    Go - po
    come - vaa or (Vannaalum - with respect)
    run - odu
    stand - nillu
    walk - nada
    swim - neenthu
    fly - para
    jump - chaadi
    fell - veenu
    sit - irikku
    -------------------------------

    Ex1:
    Come in
    akathu vaa

    Ex2:
    Go there.
    avide po

    Ex3:
    jump into the well.
    kinattilottu chaadu.

    Ex4:
    sit down.
    thaazhe irikku.
    (Caution: Down use this to ask some one to sit in the chair.
    Here it exactly means sit in the ground.)

    Ex5:
    stand here.
    ivide nilkku.

    Ex6:
    stop the vehicle here.
    vandi ivide nirthuka
    ----------------------------------------

    date - thiyathi

    day - naal/divasam/dinam
    week - vaaram/aazhacha
    month - maasam
    year - varsham

    Today - innu
    Tommorrow - naale
    yesterday - innale

    Now - ippol
    then - appol

    Last week - poya vaaram
    Last month - poya maasam

    coming month - varunna maasam
    coming week - varunna vaaram

    next week - adutha vaaram
    next year - adutha varsham
    ----------------------------------------

    Happy - Santhosam
    Angry - deshyam/kopam/krodham
    sad - vishamam/sankadam/dukham
    confusion - aashaya kuzhappam
    fear - pedi/bhayam
    ------------------------------

    Ex1:
    Why are you angry?
    Entha deshyapett irikkunne ?

    Ex2:
    why are you sad yesterday?
    innale nee entha vishamichirunne ?

    Ex3:
    Last year we were very happy.
    Kazhinja varsham njangal valare santhoshavaanmaar aayirunnu.

    Ex4:
    We are angry.
    Njangal deshyathil aanu.

    Ex5:
    We are very angry
    Njangal valare deshyathil aanu.

    Ex6:
    We are very very angry.
    Njangal valare valare deshyathil aanu.

    Ex7:
    what is today's date ?
    innu thiyathi entha ?

    Ex8:
    Today is 27th.
    innu 27 aanu.

    Ex9:
    Now he is angry. so you come tommorrow.
    Ippol avan deshyathil aanu.athondu naale vaa

    Ex10:
    From when he is angry ?
    Avan eppol muthal aanu deshyathil aaye ?
    ---------------------------------------------------

    Time - Samayam/neram
    Job - Joli
    House - Veedu
    Exam - Pareeksha
    food - Bhakshanam/Aahaaram
    Vehicle - Vandi/Vaahanam
    Crowd - Kootam
    School - pallikoodam/Vidyalayam
    -----------------------------
    big - Valiya
    small- cheriya
    slow - Pathukke
    fast - vegam/pettannu
    early - Nerathe
    carefully - Sookshichu
    hurry - Dhiruthi
    -------------------------------

    Ex1:
    There is a big crowd.
    avide valiya jana kootam undu.

    Ex2:
    You should eat food in the right time.
    Nee samayathu thanne bhakshanam kazhikkanam.

    Ex3:
    study for the exam.
    Pareekshaykku padikku.

    Ex4:
    Run fast.
    Vegam odu.

    Ex5:
    walk carefully.
    Sookshichu nadakku.

    Ex6:
    Walk slowly. Do not run.
    Pathukke nadakku.Odaruthu
    -----------------------------------

    Eat - Kazhikku
    sleep - Urangu
    study - padiku
    shout - Ochayiduka
    sing - paadu
    dance - aadu
    stop - nirthu
    ------------------------------------
    Door - kathaku
    Window - janal
    Path - paatha
    Bird - pakshi
    Animal - Mrugam
    Fish - Meen
    Insect - Praani
    Plant - Chedi
    Tree - maram
    stone - Kal
    Soil - mannu
    sand - manal
    dust - Podi
    cloth - thuni

    River - Aaru
    sea - kadal
    lake - Thadaakam
    pond - kulam
    Dam - anakettu
    well - kinaru
    Ship - kappal
    boat- Vallam/Thoni
    --------------------------------------------------

    Ex1:
    There is a big shark fish in that lake.
    aa thadaakathil valiya oru sraav undu
    Ex2:
    Here this river is mixing with the sea.
    ivide ee nadhi kadalumaayi sangamikkunnu.

    Ex3:
    ship is bigger than boat.
    Kappal vallathe kaal valuth aanu.

    Ex4:
    open the door.
    Kathaku thuraku.

    Ex5:
    close the window.
    janal adayku.

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    This is just a sample dialogue

    Uraiyaalal (Dialogue):

    Person1: Engane undu ? (How are you ?)

    Person2: Sukham thanne..thaangalo ? (I am fine. You ?)

    Person1: Njan valare nannaayi irikkunnu. (I am very fine.)

    Person2: Santhosam. Pinne thaangalude joli oke engane pokunnu? (Happy.Then, how is your job and all going on ?)

    Person1: Ellam nannaay pokunnu. Samayam kittiyal njangalde veetil vannu povuka. (Everything is going fine. If you get time come to our house.)

    Person2: Theerchayayum varaam. (Sure, I will come)

    One more thing...

    Uraiyalai [dialogue] in Malayalam is "Samsaaram or sambhaashanam'

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    Hummm.. Thanks for sharing. It could come handy for those traveling to ? Ummm Malyali land? Is it Kerala? Pardon my ignorance.

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