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  • naMAS-KAram

    hello

    shub-HARATHri

    good morning

    SHUB-HADinam

    have a nice day

    POYI VAram

    goodbye

    PINne KAnam

    see you

    NANi

    thank you

    SWA-ga-tam

    welcome

    THANG-a-lude PERu ENTHanu?

    what's your name?

    SUKHAM ANo?

    are you well?

    SUKHAM ANu

    I am well

    ASUKHAM ANu

    I am not well

    VAI-ya

    I am not well (respectful)

    ENte PERu _____

    my name is _____

    kSHAMI-kanAM

    sorry

    DAYavu CHEYthu

    please/excuse

    DAYavu CHEYthu VELLam THArumo

    literal: please water give

    NEE (inf)/NINGAL (f) AHaram KARIcho?

    literal: you food eaten?

    translation: have you eaten?

    NEE (inf)/NINGAL (f) ENTHa KARICHatu?

    literal: you what had?

    translation: what have you had?

    NYAN AHARAM KARIchu

    literal: I food had

    translation: I had food

    ALA or ILA

    no

    MAZHA PEYunnu

    literal: rain it is

    translation: it is raining

    PUJIyam

    zero

    MOONu

    three

    EZHu

    seven

    ETTu

    eight

    ONPATHu

    nine

    ENIKU ARIYILLA

    I don't know

    ETHRA SAMayam AYI?

    what time is it?

    EPPoL

    when

    EVIDE

    where

    ENTHa/ENTHu

    what

    ENTHA/ENTHINU

    why

    ENTHU

    which

    ETHRA AYi?

    how much?

    CHEATA (m)/CHEACHI (f)

    clerk/waiter (respectful)

    ENTHRA VAYASAYi?

    how old are you?

    NEE SUNdhari (f)/SUNdharin (m) ANo

    you are beautiful

    ADIpoli AHAram

    good food

    RUJI ADIpoli

    delicious

    SWAdishtham

    delicious

    NYAN MARAnu POYI

    I forgot

    NYAN MARAnu POVilla

    I won't forget

    ENTHu PATTI

    what happened

    ONNUMilla

    nothing

    VISHAMIkinda

    don't worry

    ELLAM SHariyakum

    everything will be fine

    ENIKu MALAYALAM PADIkanam

    I want to learn Malayalam

    NYAN MALAYALAM PADIchu

    I learned Malayalam

    NYAN MALAYALAM PADIKUNU

    I am learning Malayalam

    unDAKAN

    to make

    unDAKi

    made

    unDAkunu

    making

    NEE KATHriku

    you wait

    PADIcho

    learned

    VELLA

    white

    KARuPu

    black

    CHUVApu

    red

    orange

    orange

    PACHA

    green

    MANya

    yellow

    NEELA

    blue

    violet

    violet

    MAJANTHA

    magenta

    SWARnam

    gold

    VELLI

    silver

    Platinum

    Platinum

    THINGal

    Monday

    CHOVa

    Tuesday

    BUDHan

    Wednesday

    VYARam

    Thursday

    VELLI

    Friday

    shAni

    Saturday

    nyAyar

    Sunday

    EAtha STHAlam

    translation: where are you from

    STHAlam

    place

    NYAN BahrainIL NINanu

    I am from Bahrain

    NANayi

    well done/nice job

    ADIpoli

    good

    KANNu(GAL)

    eye(s)

    MOOku

    nose

    NALLA

    good

    CHEVI/KAATHu

    ear

    CHIri

    smile

    THALA

    head

    MUTTU

    knee

    THOLLu

    shoulder

    VEERal(uGAL)

    toe(s)

    KAI(uGAL)

    hand(s)

    KAL(uGAL)

    leg(s)

    NALLA KUTTI

    good kid

    PENKUTTI

    girl

    AANKUTTI

    boy

    ENIKU bathroom POKANAM

    I want to go to

    ENIKU UPAKARAM CHEYUMO

    I need a favor

    VISSAkunu

    hungry

    ENIku VISHAkunu

    I am hungry

    EATHA AHAram

    what's the food

    ENTHA (CHEATA OR CHEACHI) noKUNNE

    why are you looking at me

    INNu

    today

    NALE

    tomorrow

    inNALE

    yesterday

    MINIYANU

    day before yesterday

    MATTAnaL

    day after tomorrow

    ARCHA

    week

    MASam

    month

    VARSHam

    year

    ADUtha

    next

    KARInya

    last

    DIVasam

    next (day)

    ENTHA PARUpadi?

    what's the going on?

    ORu glass VELLAM THARUMO?

    one glass of water

    KURACHU PEPPER THARUMO?

    little pepper please

    CHAIya

    tea

    KAPPI

    coffee

    KATTAN CHAIYA

    black tea

    PATRAM

    plate

    EVIDE VAA

    come here

    AVIDE PO

    go there

    NYANGAL

    our

    (place) POKKUNU

    going

    CHOdiku

    ask

    NYAN PARAYAM

    i say

    PARAYU

    tell

    CHODIKAM

    ask

    PARANYU

    said

    ADUTHATHU ENTHANU

    what is next

    ENIKU MANA-SI-LA-YILLA

    I don't understand

    ENIKU MANASIL-AYI

    I understood

    ENIKU MANASIL-akum

    I will understand

    MANASIL-AYO?

    do you understand?

    PATHUKE PARAyumo?

    can you speak slower?

    NADKUVO?

    can you walk slower?

    POKUVO?

    can you drive slower?

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