Lesson 2B Negation; Place Names, Locations; Interrogative Sentences;

 

 

Lesson 2B-1: Negation
English gloss Transliterated Tamil հ
3. no, not
ille
ɧ

 

 

Lesson 2B-2: Negative Sentences
a. No, that is not a book. ille, adu pustakam ille
ɧ, ӻ ɧ.
b. No, this is not a window. ille, idu jannal ille
ɧ, Ƨ ɧ.
c. No, this is not a cabinet. ille, idu alamaari ille
ɧ, ɧ.
d. No, this is not a door. ille, idu katavu ille.
ɧ, ɧ.
e. No, this is not a pen. ille, idu peenaa ille.
ɧ, ؽ ɧ.
f. No, these are not glasses. ille, idu kaNNaaDi ille.
ɧ, ɧ.
g. No, this is not a saree. ille, idu poDave ille.
ɧ, ׽Թ ɧ.
h. No, this is not a shirt, it's a saree. ille, idu caTTe ille, idu poTave.
ɧ, ׹ ɧ, ׽Թ.
i. No, this is not a table, it's a room. ille, idu meece ille, idu ruumu.
ɧ, ؾ׶ ɧ. .
i. No, this is not a door, it's a cabinet. ille, idu kadavu ille, idu alamaari.
ɧ, ɧ. .

 

 

Lesson 2B-3: Place Names, locations
4. America amerikkaa ׾ա
India indyaa տ
England inglaaNDu
Germany jarmani
France fraans Ԩ
Russia rashshaa
Office aapiis, aafiis Ȥ
post office

poosT aafiis, tabaal aafiis

ؽӥ Ȥ

, ԧ Ȥ

 

 

 

Lesson 2B-4: Interrogative Sentences
a. Are you (an) American? niinga amerikkan-aa?
׾ա?
b. Is s/he (an) Indian? avaru/avanga indyanaa?
or տ?
c. Am I a teacher? naan vaatyaaraa?
Ԩ Ԣ?
d. Is s/he the Professor? avaru aaciriyaraa?
ȶտ
?
e. Is this America? idu amerikkaa-v-aa?
׾ա?
f.Is this India? idu indyaa-v-aa?
տ?
g. Are you a student? niinga maaNavaraa?
Ժ?
h. Is she a student? avanga maaNaviyaa?
Ժտ?

 

 

 

Lesson 2B-5: Interrogative Sentences
English gloss Transliterated Tamil հ 
5. in (locative suffix) -le -
in the room ruum-le
in the cabinet alamaari-y-le
in America amerikkaa-v-le ׾աԬ
in India indiyaa-v-le տ
in, on the table/desk meece-y-le ؾ׶

 

 

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