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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.


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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