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    Need to know some basic kannada sentences for tourists

    Hi all,

    Can somebody please translate these sentences in kannada. I need to know this as I would be going to Bangalore in some days and may need to communicate with the local people there.
    Note: I would prefer to use the respectable tone.

    General
    1. Where is RSA club?
    2. Which way do u want to take to Kormangala?
    3. Towards where does this road goes?
    4. We are lost can u please tell us how to go to Rajaji nagar?
    5. Which way shud we take for YMCA club?
    6. I dont know kannada properly, it woulld be better if you talk in English.
    7. Left, Right, straight ahead, go back(reverse).
    8. Can you get me a glass of water?
    9. Get me a glass of water.
    10. Do u have Limca?
    11. Please get me the bill.

    To the auto rikshaw/taxi guy
    1. Will to go to MG Road?
    2. Wont you go with the meter?
    3. How much will u take for going from station to Bomannahalli?
    4. What you are telling is too much? Tell proper charges?
    5. Put the meter on.
    6. Go straight and then take U turn.
    7. Turn Right and Stop near that tree.

    (While shopping)
    1. How much is this frame for?
    2. How much did you say for the big frame?
    3. Reduce the cost.
    4. How much for the big one, middle sized one, small one?
    5. This is for 890 Rs, is it?
  • #1117
    Dear Akansha
    my replies are here:-
    General
    1. Where is RSA club?
    RSA club yeli eday
    2. Which way do u want to take to Kormangala?
    Koramangalakke hoguva dari yavudu
    3. Towards where does this road goes?
    E rasthe yava kadege hoguthade
    4. We are lost can u please tell us how to go to Rajaji nagar?
    namage dari gothaguthilla, dayavittu rajajinagarkke hoguva dari yavudu yendu heli.
    5. Which way shud we take for YMCA club?
    YMCA clubge yava dariyalli hoga beku.
    6. I dont know kannada properly, it woulld be better if you talk in English.
    Nanage kannada chanagi baruvudilla, nevu dayavittu englishnalli mathanadi.
    7. Left, Right, straight ahead, go back(reverse).
    yada-gade, bala-gade, moonde, hinde
    8. Can you get me a glass of water?
    nevu ondu glass neru tarthira
    9. Get me a glass of water.
    ondu lota neru kodi.
    10. Do u have Limca?
    elli lima ediya/ limca ediya.
    11. Please get me the bill.
    Dayavittu bill kodi.

    To the auto rikshaw/taxi guy
    1. Will to go to MG Road?
    MG roadge baruthira.
    2. Wont you go with the meter?
    meter hakodilla va.
    3. How much will u take for going from station to Bomannahalli?
    station nenda bomannahallige yestu togolthira.
    4. What you are telling is too much? Tell proper charges?
    Nevu bahala jasthi helutha-idiri. sariyada rate heli.
    5. Put the meter on.
    meter haki
    6. Go straight and then take U turn.
    muunde hogi u turn thegedukolli.
    7. Turn Right and Stop near that tree.
    balake thirugi gidadha hathira nilesi.

    (While shopping)
    1. How much is this frame for?
    E framena bele yestu
    2. How much did you say for the big frame?
    E dodda framena bele yestu helidhere
    3. Reduce the cost.
    Solpa kadime madi
    4. How much for the big one, middle sized one, small one?
    dodda-dakke bele yestu, madyakke yestu, chikadakke yestu
    5. This is for 890 Rs, is it?
    Eduke 890 rupaiye alwa.

  • #1118
    Dear Sharada,

    Thanks a lot for the translations.

    If you know hindi can you please attach the translations written in hindi too.

    Actually the pronunciations (and matras) become really clear if written in an Indian language as compared to English.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Akanksha P.V

  • #1121
    Dear Akansha
    my replies in hindi is here:-
    General
    1. Where is RSA club?
    RSA club kaha hai
    2. Which way do u want to take to Kormangala?
    Koramangala keliya janeka rasta konsa hai
    3. Towards where does this road goes?
    E rasta kis taraf jatha hai
    4. We are lost can u please tell us how to go to Rajaji nagar?
    Hamko rasta patha nahi, krupaya konsa rasta rajajinagar keliye jatha hai bathaeyai
    5. Which way shud we take for YMCA club?
    YMCA club keliya konsa rasta se jatha hai
    6. I dont know kannada properly, it woulld be better if you talk in English.
    Hamko kannada teakse atha nahi, krupaya hindi me bath kijiye.
    7. Left, Right, straight ahead, go back(reverse).

    8. Can you get me a glass of water?
    kya aap mujhe ek glass pani le ayenge
    9. Get me a glass of water.
    ek glass pani dena.
    10. Do u have Limca?
    yaha par limca hai.
    11. Please get me the bill.
    krupaya bill dejiye.

  • #1125
    No no Sharada you took the wrong meaning of what i said. I meant I need the kannada sentence written in hindi script.
    Thanks & Regards,
    Akanksha P.V

  • #1130
    Sorry i feel it is difficult for me, you can wait for some more responses.


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