Learning Kannada

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This is a presentation created for GT Nexus employees interested in learning Kannada. Kannada is spoken in Karnataka, the capital of which is Bangalore. Videos were also shot. Search Youtube for the same title - there are 9 videos in all.

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  • Covering this feature in multiple parts. This is the present scope for 14.1. Remaining list of enhancements will be covered over 14.2/ 14.3
  • Covering this feature in multiple parts. This is the present scope for 14.1. Remaining list of enhancements will be covered over 14.2/ 14.3
  • Covering this feature in multiple parts. This is the present scope for 14.1. Remaining list of enhancements will be covered over 14.2/ 14.3
  • Covering this feature in multiple parts. This is the present scope for 14.1. Remaining list of enhancements will be covered over 14.2/ 14.3
  • Learning Kannada

    1. 1. Learning Kannada November, 2013 GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 1
    2. 2. Agenda 1 Agenda 2 Introductions 3 Basic Words 4 Relationships 5 Greetings and Directions 6 Fruits, Vegetables and Numbers 7 Colors 8 Enquiry and Idioms 9 Tips to Continue Learning GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 2
    3. 3. Ground Rules Be on time, attend regularly Speak up, participate Find a buddy who sits close to you who can converse with you in Kannada It’s OK to make mistakes. That’s how most of us learn Together everyone achieves more. Learn 2 new words everyday (outside what you learn in these classes)  Write down your questions and ask at the end of the class.  Continue to learn!      GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 3
    4. 4. Introductions  Nanna hesaru (____________).  My name is (___________).  Nanna ooru (______________).  My native place is (____________). GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 4
    5. 5. Basics - Common Words • • • • • Stop – Nillisi No – Illa Don’t want – Beda Enough – Saaku Yes – Howdhu GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 5
    6. 6. First Person • • • • Naanu – I Nanige – For me Nannadu – Mine Nammadu - Our’s GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 6
    7. 7. Second Person • • • • You - Neenu (Neevu) Yours – Ninnadu (Nimmadu) He - Avanu (Avaru) She - Avalu (Avaru) GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 7
    8. 8. Common Verbs  Come – Banni  Go – Hogu/Hogi  Sit – Kulithuko  Stand – Nilli  Walk – Nadee  Run - Odu  Eat – Thinnu  Drink – Kudee • Listen – Keli • Tell - Heli GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 8
    9. 9. Exercise  Create two word sentences with the words just learned GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 9
    10. 10. Commonly used words/Question Words • • • • • • • • • • This – Idhu That – Adhu Here – Illi Where - Yelli There - Alli Who – Yaaru When – Yaavaga What – Yeenu Why - Yaake How - Hyage GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 10
    11. 11. Tongue Twister!  It-idhu, But-aadhre, what – yenu, where-yelli, when-yavaga GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 11
    12. 12. Greetings          Hello—Namaskara Thank you- Dhanyavaadagalu Good bye: Hogi Baruthene Heggidira /Chennagiddira? (How are you) Very well Thank youChennagidhene… Dhanyavada Welcome: suswagatha Good Morning- Shubodhya Good night- Shubha rathri All the best- Shubhavaagali GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 12
    13. 13. Exercise  Create new sentences with the words just learned GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 13
    14. 14. Directions            Go Straight: Neyravagi hogi Go back: Hinde hogi Go right: Balagade hogi Go left: Yedagade hogi North: Uttara South: Dakshina East : Poorva West: Paschima Up: Meley Down: Kelage Opposite: Virudha GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 14
    15. 15. Exericse  Ask for directions to the nearest theater/hospital/mall  Respond to the above query  Direct a team member to navigate a given path to reach a destination GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 15
    16. 16. Fruits          Fruits: Hannu Apple: Seybu Grapes: Draakshi Orange: Kithale hannu Mango: Maavina hannu Water melon: Kallangadi hannu Pomegranate: Daalimbe hannu Chiku: Sapota Lemon: Nimbe hannu GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 16
    17. 17. Vegetables Vegetable: Tarakaari Onion: Eerulli Garlic: Bellulli Ginger: Shunti Curry leaves: Karibevina soppu Potato: Aalugedde Brinjal: Badane kaayi Green chilli: Hasiru Menasina kaayi  Cucumber: Southe Kaayi         GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 17
    18. 18. Numbers                One: ondu Two: Yeradu Three: mooru Four: Naalku Five: aidhu Six: Aaru Seven: Yelu Eight: yentu Nine: Ombathu Ten: Hathu Eleven: Hannondu Twelve: Hanneredu Thirteen: Hadhimooru Fourteen: Hadhinaalku Fifteen: Hadhinaidhu                 Sixteen: Hadhinaaru Seventeen: Hadhinelu Eighteen: Hadhinentu Nineteen: hathombathu Tewnty: Eppathu Thirty: Moovathu Forty: Nalvathu Fifty: Aivathu Sixty: Aravathu Seventy: Yeppathu Eighty: Yembathu Ninety: Thombathu Hundred: Nooru Thousand: Saavira Lakh: Laksha Crore: Koti GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 18
    19. 19. Exericse  Go to the market and buy vegetables and fruits for a month. Negotiate!  One team is the seller, the other is the buyer  Shopping List  ½ kg potatoes  ¾ kg tomatoes  1 kg brinjal  4 cucumbers  18 green chillies  3 watermellons  1 kg pomegranate  2 kg apples  3 kg bannanas  2 kg grapes GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 19
    20. 20. Relationships                 Father: Appa, Thundhe Mother: Amma, Thaayi Son: Maga Daughter: Magalu Elder Brother: Anna Elder sister: Akka Younger brother: Thamma Younger sister: Thangi Grandfather: Ajja Grand mother: Ajji Husband: Ganda Wife: Hendathi Father-in-law: Maava Mother-in-law: Atthe Son-in law: Aliya Daughter- in law- Sosey GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 20
    21. 21. Colors        Red: Kempu Blue: Neeli Yellow: Haladi Green: Hasiru Black: Kappu White: Bili Orange: Kesari GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 21
    22. 22. Enquiry and expressions  What is your name?  Nimma hesarenu?  Where is your house?  Nimma mane yellide?  Can you speak Kannada ?  Nimage kannaDa maathanaDalu barutha?  Yes, I can speak in Kannada  Howdhu, nanage kannaDa maathanaDalu baruthe  I don't know  Nanage baruvudhilla / nange gothilla  How do I go there?  Allige naanu hEgE hOguvudu?  Where is the nearest police station?  Hathiradha police station yelli idhe?  How much is this?  Idhu yeshtu GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 22
    23. 23. Enquiry and expressions  Where can I go shopping?  Naanu shopping maaDalu yelli hOga beku  Can you help me?  Nanage sahaaya maaDuvira?  What are you doing?  Neevu yenu maaDuthidheera?  Would you join me for lunch today?  Eedina nanna jothe oota maduvira?  How do I go to the airport?  Naanu airport ge hEgE hOguvudhu?  Where shall we meet?  Naavu yelli bhETi aagoNa?  Was there a call for me?  Nanage yaraadharu call maaDiddara?  What did you do?  Neevu yenu maaDide? GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 23
    24. 24. Exericse  Introduce your brother/sister/husband wife to someone in Kannada  You’ve just seen a rainbow. Describe the rainbow (with at least 5 colors) to someone who’s not seen a rainbow in their life GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 24
    25. 25. Enquiry and expressions (contd)  What are you doing?  Neevu yenu maaDuthiddiya?  What should I do?  Naanu yenu maaDabeku?  What can I do?  Naanu yenu maDabhahudu?  What are the questions?  Yaava prashnegaLu?  Why did you come?  Neevu yaake bandhe?  How did you come?  Neevu hEgE bandhe?  How did you write?  Neevu hEgE baradhe?  How much distance to go?  YeShTu doora hOgabeku? GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 25
    26. 26. Enquiry and expressions (contd)  How was the journey ?  PrayaaNa hEgitthu?  Which way did you come?  Neevu yaava daariyalli bandhri?  Which is your favorite colour?  Nimage yaava banna iShTa?  Where did you come from?  Neevu yellindha bandhe?  Whom should I contact?  Naanu yarannu samparkisabEku?  Will you come with me?  Neevu nanna jothege baruveya?  I shall come with you  Naanu nimma jothege baruve GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 26
    27. 27. Enquiry and expressions (contd)  Did you have your lunch?  Oota maaDidera?  How are you?  Neevu hegiddhira?  I am fine  Naanu chenagiddEnE  Are you busy?  Neevu busy idhiya?  I am busy now  Naanu eega busy ideeni  I Like Bangalore  Nanage bengaLuru ishta GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 27
    28. 28. Script – Vowels and Consonants Swaras (Vowels) ಅ ಆ ಇ ಈ ಉ ಓ ಔ ಅಂ ಅಃ ಊ ಋ ಎ ಏ ಐ ಒ Vyanjanas(Consonants) ಕ ಖ ಗ ಘ ಙ ಚ ಛ ಜ ಝ ಞ ತ ಥ ದ ಧ ನ ಟ ಠ ಡ ಢ ಣ ಪ ಫ ಬ ಭ ಮ  GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 28
    29. 29. Script - Letters Swaras (Vowels) ಅ ಓ ಆ ಇ ಈ ಉ ಊ ಋ ಎ ಏ ಐ ಒ ಔ ಅಂ ಅಃ ಾಾ ಾಿ ಾಿೀ ಾು ಾೂ ಾೃ ಾೆ ಾೆೀ ಾೆೈ ಾೊ ಾೊೀ ಾೌ ಾಂ ಾಃ ಕ ಕಾ ಕ ಕೀ ಕು ಕೂ ಕೃ ಕ ಕೀ ಕೈ ಕೂ ಕೂೀ ಕೌ ಕಂ ಕಃ Consonant (Vyanjana) + Vowel (matra) ---> Letter (Akshara) ಕ್ +ಅ --> ಕ Kagunitha GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 29
    30. 30. Exericses  You’ve met somebody on a train. Start a conversation in Kannada  Kannada Sentence Antakshari! GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 30
    31. 31. Interactions  Talking to vendor/shopkeepers  Talking to the maid  Talking to a cab driver GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 31
    32. 32. Idioms http://ellakavi.wordpress.com/category/kannada-gadegalu/  Maathu Ballavanige Jagalavilla, Oota Ballavanige Rogavilla  Attegondu kala, sosegondu kala  Aaseye Dhukkakke Moola  Chinte illadavanige santeyallu nidde  Devaru Vara Kottaru pujari vara kodalla  Gubbi mele brahmastra  Haasige iddashtu kaalu chachu  Kai kesaraadhare bayi mosaru  Kaige banda tuthu baayige baralilla GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 32
    33. 33. Exercise  Learn two Kannada Gaadhegalu and explain the meaning to the rest of the class. GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 33
    34. 34. It’s not the End! Tips to Continue Learning  Find a buddy who sits near you and start talking to them in Kannada. Insist that they respond to you also only in Kannada.  Learn 3-5 new words everyday. Get active on the Grid group, we could learn as a group!  Watch a Kannada Movie with a friend. Keep bugging him/her for meanings throughout the show!  Try and think in Kannada!  Learn a Kannada song and understand the meaning  Watch the News in Kannada/ Listen to a Kannada FM channel  Try to read Kannada name plates on buses, shops, and business establishments GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 34
    35. 35. Thank You! Dhanyavaadagalu!  Do provide feedback!  Don’t forget to continue to learn! GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM | 35

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