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'''Konkani''' is the main language of [[Goa]], [[India]]. It is mainly spoken by Hidu GSB (Goud Saraswat Brahmin) people. These people mainly belong to places from North Canara (Honnavar, Karwar, Kumta, Sirsi, Ankola, Haldipur, Shirali etc.) and South Canara (Udupi, Magalore, Karkala, Kundapura, Brahmavar etc).
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'''Konkani''' is the main language of [[Goa]], [[India]]. It is mainly spoken by people who belong to the religion Hindu GSB  
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(Goud Saraswat Brahmin). These people mainly belong to places from North Canara (Honnavar, Karwar, Kumta, Sirsi, Ankola, Haldipur, Shirali etc.) and South Canara (Udupi, Magalore, Karkala, Kundapura, Brahmavar etc).
  
 
Usually, people speaking KONKANI language will have surnames like Prabhu, Kamath, Pai, Shanbhag, Kini, Shenoy, Shanbhag, Baliga, Nayak and many more.
 
Usually, people speaking KONKANI language will have surnames like Prabhu, Kamath, Pai, Shanbhag, Kini, Shenoy, Shanbhag, Baliga, Nayak and many more.

Revision as of 07:57, 15 February 2013

Konkani is the main language of Goa, India. It is mainly spoken by people who belong to the religion Hindu GSB (Goud Saraswat Brahmin). These people mainly belong to places from North Canara (Honnavar, Karwar, Kumta, Sirsi, Ankola, Haldipur, Shirali etc.) and South Canara (Udupi, Magalore, Karkala, Kundapura, Brahmavar etc).

Usually, people speaking KONKANI language will have surnames like Prabhu, Kamath, Pai, Shanbhag, Kini, Shenoy, Shanbhag, Baliga, Nayak and many more.


Contents

  • Colors
  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Money
  • Eating
  • Bars
  • Shopping
  • Driving
  • Authority
  • Basics

    Hello. 
    Namaskaru
    Hello. (informal) 
    Namaskaru
    How are you? 
    kashi assa?(male);Kashi assa?(female)
    I Am Fine 
    Haav Sauki Assa
    Fine, thank you. 
    bare assa/aaraam assa/ushar assa
    What is your name? 
    Tuggele naav kithe?/kasale
    My name is ______ . 
    ______ . (Mhajhe/migel nav ____)
    Nice to meet you. 
    . Tumka mell-nu khushi zalli/jalle
    Please. 
    Chike
    God Bless You. 
    . Dev Bare Koro
    You're welcome. 
    . ( )
    Yes. 
    . ( Vhoi/Vai)
    No. 
    . (Na )
    Excuse me. (getting attention
    (matshe aikta )
    Excuse me. (begging pardon
    (matshe parat ekda sang )
    I'm sorry. 
    Makka Maaf Kari
    Goodbye 
    . Yetha Literally- 'Will come again'
    Goodbye (informal
    . (bare meluya parat kennai )
    I can't speak name of language [well]. 
    [ ]. (Mhaka [] ulovpak yena)
    Do you speak English? 
     ? (Tumi English ulaytat ?)
    Is there someone here who speaks English? 
     ? (Hanga konney English ullaitati assat ?)
    Help! 
     ! (madat kar !)
    Look out! 
     ! (Palle )
    Good morning. 
    . (Divas Bare Zavonn )
    Good evening. 
    . (Sanj Bare Zavonn )
    Good night. 
    . (Raati Bare Zavonn )
    Good night (to sleep
    . (Havn Nidata )
    I don't understand. 
    . ( Makka Kalna)
    Is it good?. 
    . (Laik asve?)
    Only so much?. 
    .(Itle ve?)
    I am very tired. 
    . (Makka sustu jalla)
    I am bored. 
    .(Makka bejar kartas)
    I (Myself). 
    . (Haav)
    You . 
    . (Tuuv)
    We . 
    . (Amhi)
    He . 
    . (To)
    She . 
    . (Ti)
    It/That . 
    . (Tein)
    This . 
    . (Hein)
    What . 
    . (Kasane)
    How . 
    . (Kasshi)
    Where . 
    . (Khayi)
    Why . 
    . (Kityak)
    Who . 
    . (Kon)
    Man. 
    . (Manishu)
    Men. 
    . (Mansha)
    Woman. 
    . (Bailmanishi)
    Women. 
    . (Bailmansha)
    Child. 
    . (Chardu)
    Children. 
    . (Charduva)
    Boy. 
    . (Challo)
    Boys. 
    . (Challe)
    Girl. 
    . (Challi)
    Girls. 
    . (Chaliyo)
    It is very difficult. 
    . (Te bhari kasth assa)
    Where is the toilet? 
     ? (Paykhano khany asa?)
    Cat 
    Majjar
    Dog 
    Soone
    Light 
    Ujwaadu
    Dark 
    Kaaloku

    Negative Words:

    Don't Want : "Nakka"

    Don't Have : "Megele na"

    No, Not that : "Nai, te nai"

    Don't know : "Gotna"

    I don't understand : "Makka kalna"

    Don't go there : "Thai vachu nakka"

    Don't eat that : "Te khaav nakka"

    Don't drink that : "Te piv nakka"

    Don't take that : "Te ghev nakka"

    Don't call him/her : "Takka/Tikka aappo nakka"

    Don't talk with him/her : "Tagele/Tigele ullo nakka"

    Don't give him/her : "Takka/Tikka divu nakka"

    Don't fight with him/her : "Tagel/Tigel vattu jhagad nakka"

    Don't do like this/that : "Ashhi/Tashhi kar nakka"


    Body Parts : (Anga)

    Head = "Matte"

    Hair = "Kesu"

    Eye = "Dolo"

    Ear = "Kaanu"

    Earings = "Kannache"

    Nose = "Nanka"

    Face = "Tond"

    Tongue = "Jeeb"

    Cheeks = "Gaal"

    Eyebrows = "Bhave"

    Lips = "Onth"

    Teeth = "Daanth"

    Throat = "Taalo"

    Neck = "Galo"

    Shoulders = "Bhuj"

    Arms = "Ratte"

    Hand = "Haatu"

    Leg = "Paayu"

    Fingers = "Bot"

    Nails = "Nangut"

    Stomach = "Pot"

    Back = "Phati"

    Chest = "Harde"

    Waist = "Koortu"

    Knee = "Deembi"

    Thigh = "Jaang"

    Elbow = "Komporu"


    Realtionships:

    Mother = "Amma"

    Father = "Aanu"

    Sister = "Bhayni"

    Elder Sister = "Akka"

    Younger Sister = "Tangi"

    Brother = "Bhavu"

    Elder Brother = "Anna"

    Younger Brother = "Tamma"

    Maternal Grandma = "Mamama/Ammamma"

    Maternal Grandpa = "Ajja"

    Paternal Grandma = "Bapamma/Anamma"

    Paternal Grandpa = "Aabu/Ajja"

    Maternal Uncle/Aunty (Mom's Brother and Wife) = "Mamu/Mayi"

    Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Elder Sister and Husband) = "Mhaav/Mhantu"

    Maternal Aunty/Uncle (Mom's Younger Sister and Husband) = "Pachhi/Bappa"

    Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Elder Brother and Wife) = "Mhantu/Mhav"

    Paternal Uncle/Aunty (Dad's Younger Brother and Wife) = "Bappa/Pachhi"

    Paternal Aunty/Uncle (Dad's Sister and Husband) = "Akka/Bhavaji or Mamu"


    Common Signs (Chinne):

    Open = "Udaare"

    Closed = "Band"

    Entrance = "Bhittari yevche waat"

    Exit = "Bhairi vachhe waat"

    Push = "Lakai/Dhinguli"

    Pull = "Taandi"

    Press = "Vatti"

    Problems

    Don't Touch me.

       Makka apanakka
    

    Leave me alone

       Makka eklika sodi (female)/Makka eklyaka sodi (male)
    

    I lost my bag

       Megele bag por gele
    

    Can I use your phone?

       Haav tugele phone vaparet ve?
    

    I am sick

       Makka hushar na/Makka araam na
    

    I don't know where I am

       Haav khai assa mhonu makka gotna
    

    My hand is injured. Its bleeding!

      Megele haathaka ghayu jalla. Ragat yettasa!
    

    I want to go to the Hospital

      Makka Aaspatre vachuka
    

    I am in need of some money

      Makka thode duddva garaj/agatya assa
    

    I will call the Police!

      Haav Police ka appeta!
    

    Numbers

    1 = "Ek"

    2 = "Donn"

    3 = "Teen"

    4 = "Char"

    5 = "Panch"

    6 = "Sah"

    7 = "Saat"

    8 = "Aatt"

    9 = "Nav"

    10 = "Dha"

    11 = "eekra"

    12 = "Bara"

    13 = "Tera"

    14 = "Choudah"

    15 = "Pandrah"

    16 = "Sol-ah"

    17 = "Satrah"

    18 = "othra"

    19 = "EkouNis"

    20 = "Vis"

    Time

    Now = "Atta"

    Before = "Surveka/Paile"

    Morning = "Sakani"

    Afternoon = "Dhanpara"

    Evening = "Sanje"

    Night = "Ratti"

    === CLOCK TIME =====

    1:00 ek ghanto

    1:15 savai ek ghanto

    1:30 ded ghanto

    1:45 pavne doni ghante

    2:00 doni ghante

    2:15 savai doni ghante

    2:30 addech ghante

    2:45 pavne teen ghante

    3:00 teen ghante

    3:15 savai teeni ghante

    3:30 sadi teeni ghante

    3:45 pavne chari ghante

    4:00 chari ghante

    4:15 savai chari ghante

    4:30 saadi chari ghante

    4:45 pavne panch ghante

    5:00 paanch ghante

    5:15 savai paanch ghante

    5:30 saadi paanch ghante

    5:45 pavne sah ghante

    6:00 sah ghante

    7:00 saat ghante

    7:15 savai saat ghante

    7:30 saadi saat ghante

    8:00 aath ghante

    8:15 savai aath ghante

    8:30 saadi aath ghante

    8:45 pavne nau ghante

    9:00 nau ghante

    9:15 savai nau ghante

    9:30 saadi nau ghante

    9:45 pavne dha ghante

    10:00 dha ghante

    10:15 savai dha ghante

    10:30 saadi dha ghante

    10:45 pavne ikra ghante

    11:00 ikra ghante

    11:15 savai ikra ghante

    11:30 saadi ikra ghante

    11:45 pavne baara ghante

    12:00 baara ghante

    12:15 savai baara ghante

    12:30 saadi baara ghante

    12:45 pavne ek ghanto

    Duration

    Minute = "nimish"

    Hour = "Ghanto"

    Day = "Divasu"

    Week = "Vaaru"

    Month = "Mhaino"

    Year = "Varsa"

    Days

    Days of the Week:

    Sunday : Aiytaaru

    Monday : Somaaru

    Tuesday : Manglaaru

    Wednesday : Budhwaaru

    Thursday : Gurwaaru/Brastaaru

    Friday : Shukraaru

    Saturday : Shanwaaru


    Representing Days:

    Today = "Aaji"

    Yesterday = "Kaali"

    Tomorrow = "Phayi/Phalle/Phalyak"

    Day Before Yesterday = "Pairi"

    Day After Tomorrow = "Parank"

    Week = "Vaaru"

    This Week = "He Vaaru"

    Last Week = "Gelele Vaaru"

    Next Week = "Mukavailo Vaaru"

    Two Weeks = "Doni Vaaru"

    Months

    Writing time and date

    Colors

    Color = "Bannu"

    Red = "Tambde"

    Black = "Kaale"

    White = "Dhavve"

    Blue = "Nillo"

    Yellow = "Pivllo/Halduvo"

    Green = "Pachvo/Harro"

    Violet/Purple = "Jaambli"

    Orange = "Kesari"

    Pink = "Gulabi"

    Gray = "Boodi"

    Transportation

    Aeroplane = "Vimaan"


    Bus and train

    Directions

    Right = "Ujwo"

    Left = "Daawo"

    Up = "Vairi"

    Down = "Toggu"

    Right Side = "Ujwyan"

    Left Side = "Daawyan"

    Centre = "Madde"

    Straight = "Neet"

    North = "Uttar"

    South = "Dakshin"

    East = "Poorv"

    West = "Paschim"

    Uphill = "Vaile Balen"

    Downhill = "Toggu Balen"

    Turn Left = "Davyak ghoova"

    Turn Right = "Ujwyak ghoova"

    Taxi

    Taxi = "Bhadya gaadi"

    Lodging

    Money

    Money- ("Paiso/Duddu") Rupee- ("Rupai")

    Eating

    Meal - Jeavonn

    Hot(Temperature)- Hunn Cold-Thand

    to Drink- Pivpak/Pivchak

    to Eat- Khavpak/Khavchak

    I want to eat (Makka Khavpak Zai)

    Vegetarian-Shakahari

    I want a vegetarian meal-(Makka Vegetarian/ Shakahari Jeavonn Zai)

    It is too spicy-hot(Taste) - Heh Chadd Tikk assa

    I want it less spicy- Makka Unne/Kammi Tikk zai

    I want it more spicy- Makka Chadd tikk zai

    Milk- Duddh

    Water- Udak

    Bottled Water- Baatlen udak or Bisleri(Brand)

    Fish- Masoli / Nuste / Jhalke

    Prawn- sungata

    Vegetables- Randhe-kai/bhaji

    Cashew-Kaju

    I do not eat meat- Havn Mavns Khai- na.

    I do not eat eggs- Havn tanti Khai-na.

    Is this water boiled? (Heh Udak Ukadlale assa?)

    Please heat it again- (Chikke parat Hunn Korun Haddta?)

    Can I heat milk for a child? -Sann/Lann cheldak- khatri duddh hun korpaco assa.

    I'm finished - Megele jalle

    Food was delicious - Javan mast/Bhari laik ashile

    Food was not good - Javan kai laik nashile

    Food was worst - Javan mast vait ashile


    Taste Buds:

    Salty = "Mitshe"

    Sour = "Amshe"

    Spicy = "Tikshe"

    Hot = "Hunn"

    Cold = "Thand"

    Sweet = "God"

    Bitter = "Kodu"

    Astringent = "Chagaru"

    Tasty = "Ruchi"

    Tasteless = "Sappag"


    Some Eatables:

    Mango = "Aambo"

    Unripe Mango = "Aambuli"

    Apple = "Saparchand"

    Watermelon = "Kalingan/Kalingad/Bacchangayi"

    Pomegranate = "Dalimb"

    JackFruit = "Panosu"

    Banana = "Kele"

    Dates = "Khajuru"

    Cashew = "Kajjubi"

    Sweet Potato = "Kananga"

    Coconut = "Naarlu"

    Tender Coconut = "Shiyale"

    Grated Coconut = "Soi"

    Sugarcane = "Kabbu"

    Unripe JackFruit = "Kadagi"

    Seed of JackFruit = "Bikkanda"

    Tamarind = "Chinchaamba"

    Guava = "Pyar"

    Custard Apple = "Sita Phal"

    Soursop = "Ram Phal"

    Grapes = "Draaksh"

    Orange = "Sonnarling"

    Sweet Lime = "Musumbi"

    Gooseberry = "Aavalo"

    Pineapple = "Ananas"

    Fig = "Anjeer"

    Lady's Finger = "Bhend"

    Brinjal = "Vaingan"

    Potato = "Batato"

    Onion = "Kando"

    Chilli = "Mirsang"

    Bitter Guard = "Karate"

    Little Guard = "Tendle"

    Snake Guard = "Poddale"

    Bottle Guard = "Gardudde"

    Drumstick = "Mashinga Sang/Mashinga Dento"

    Mushroom = "Aalaambo"

    Pumpkin = "Dudde"

    Ginger = "Aalle"

    Garlic = "Losun"

    Coriander = "Kotambari"

    Lemon = "Limbiyo"

    Mustard = "Saasam"

    Seasme = "Tilu"

    Ajwain = "Vonvo"

    Cardomom = "Yela kan"

    Clove = "Lavang"

    Pepper = "Mire"

    Sugar = "Sakkar"

    Salt = "Meet"

    Salad = "Pachadi/Kosambari"

    Pickle = "Nonche"

    Curry(liquid) = "Kolombo/Randai/Ambut"

    Curry(solid) = "Upkari/Sukke"

    Noodles = "Shevayi"

    Curd = "Dhay"

    Butter Milk = "Taak"

    Butter = "Loni"

    Ghee = "Toop"

    Tea = "Cha"

    Coffee = "Capi"

    Lemon Grass = "Taakka Tan"

    Bars

    Shopping

    How Much Is this? ("Hakka Kitle Paiso/duddu?")

    That's too expensive ("He mast mharag")

    Expensive = ("Mharag")

    Cheap = ("Sourag")

    Reduce the cost to a reasonable amoount- ("Chike Unne Kari Re")

    I do not want it at this price- ("Makka Hain Mollak nakka")

    I am going-("Havn Vatta")

    I don't want this ("He makka nakka")

    I have seen this cheaper elsewhere-("Havn Hain unne mollak dusra zageri palleaila")

    Price-("Moll")

    I am not interested to take it ("Makka he ghevchaka ist na")

    Ok, I will take it ("Jayt, haav he ghetta")

    Please provide me with a carrier-bag ("Makka chike plastic totto/khotto ditta ve?")

    I need a toothbrush ("Makka daant ghasuche brush jayi")

    I need soap ("Makka sabun jayi")

    I need an umbrella ("Makka satte/chatri jaayi")

    I need writing paper ("Makka baroche kagad jaayi")

    Driving

    Authority

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