KANNADA WORDS
How are you?
:
Hegiddeera ?
Fine !
:
Chennagide!
Glad to meet you
:
Nimmannu bheti madi santhosha ayithu
What is your name?
:
Nimma hesaru yenu?
My name is Raju
:
Nanna hesaru Raju
Come in
:
Olage banni
Sit down
:
Kulithukoli
Stop
:
Nillisi
Go forward
:
Munde hogi
Go back
:
Hinde hogi
I want to get down here
:
Naanu illi illiyutheeni
Next stop
:
Mundina stop
Listen
:
Keli
Please
:
Dayavittu
Thank you
:
Dhanyavaadagalu
Good-bye
:
Hogibaruve
I want
:
Nanage beku
Please help me
:
Dayavittu sahaya maadi
agree!
:
Sari !
It's good!
:
Chennagide!
This is very good
:
Iddu thumba chennagide
I am sorry
:
Nannannu kshamisi !
Lets go !
:
Hogonva!
What does this cost ?
:
Idara bele yesthu ?
Is this water good for drinking ?
:
Ed neeru kudiyalu yogyave?
Can I make a phone call from here ?
:
Naanu illinda phone maada bahuda?
Where can I hire a taxi?
:
Taxi yelli siguthade?
Where does this road lead?
:
Ee rasthe yellige hoguthe?
What is the time ?
:
Samaya yesthu ?
Please would you tell me where I can find this address
:
Dayavittu ee vilasa yellide yendu helutheera ?
Have you eaten ?
:
Ooota aayitha ?
Fish
:
Meenu
Vegetable
:
Tarakari
Salt
:
Uppu
Rice
:
Anna
Milk
:
Haalu
Boil
:
Beyisu
Water
:
Neeru

NUMBERS IN KANNADA   DIRECTIONS IN KANNADA
One 
 
Ondu
Left
 
Yedagade
Two
 
Yeradu
Right
 
Balagade
Three
 
Mooru
Back
 
Hinde
Four
 
Naliku
Front
 
Munde
Five
 
Aidu
Inside
 
Olage
Six
 
Aaru
Outside
 
Horage
Seven
 
Yelu
North
 
Uttara
Eight
 
Yentu
South
 
Dakshina
Nine
 
Ombathu
East
 
Poorva
Ten
 
Hathu
West
 
Pashchima
SIZES & SHAPES IN KANNADA   DISCIPLINES & DAYS IN KANNADA
Big
 
Doddadu
Hello !
 
Namaskara !
Small
 
Chikkadu
Morning
 
Beligge
Tall
 
Yettara
Night
 
Rathri
Wide
 
Agala
Yesterday
 
Nenne
Narrow
 
Sanna
Today
 
Eevathu
Long
 
Udda
Tomorrow
 
Nale
Short
 
Gidda
Day after Tomorrow
 
Naalidu
     
Day before Yesterday
 
Monne Dina
     
East
 
Poorva
     
West
 
Pashchima

VERNACULAR WORDS USED IN THE KARNATAKA TRAVELLER
Ardha
 
Half
 
Basadis
 
Temples
Small
 
Chikkadu
 
Choultries
 
Halls used for celebrations and gatherings; also used as traveller's dormitories
Tall
 
Yettara
 
Darshan
 
Glimpse of a sacred deity or icon
Wide
 
Agala
 
Dhoti
 
Traditional attire of South Indian males; usually a plain white cloth wrapped around the waist
Narrow
 
Sanna
 
Durgah
 
Muslim place of worship; usually the tomb of a saint
Long
 
Udda
 
Fakir
 
Wandering mystic
Short
 
Gidda
 
Hookah
 
Pipe used for smoking tobacco or opium
       
Gopuram; gopura
 
Multi-tiered, tapered roof; an integral part of Hindu temple architecture
       
Jatra
 
Open-air fair or market
       
Laksha
 
A lakh; one hundred thousand
       
Deepotsava
 
Festival of lights
       
Lingam
 
Phallic symbol commonly found in temples dedicated to Lord Shiva
       
Mahal
 
Palace
       
Mantapa
 
Platform or dais, usually covered
       
Mutt
 
Monastery following a certain school of religious thought
       
Nandi
 
Sacred Bull
       
Mutt
 
Monastery following a certain school of religious thought
       
Paan
 
Betel leaf
       
Puranas
 
Ancient Hindu texts
       
Pushkarni
 
Large tiered tank, usually located in a temple courtyard
       
King
 
Raja
       
Shaiva
 
Lord Shiva worshipping sect
       
Shikhara
 
Peak
       
Tonga
 
Horse drawn cart commonly used for transportation
       
Tulasi
 
Basil leaf
       
Utsav
 
Festival
       
Tirthankara
 
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