How are you? : Hegiddeera ? Next stop : Mundina stop
Fine ! : Chennagide! Listen : Keli
agree! : Sari ! Please : Dayavittu
My name is Raju : Nanna hesaru Raju Thank you : Dhanyavaadagalu
Come in : Olage banni Good-bye : Hogibaruve
Sit down : Kulithukoli I want : Nanage beku
Stop : Nillisi It's good! : Chennagide!
Go forward : Munde hogi Lets go ! : Hogonva!
Munde hogi : Hinde hogi Fish : Meenu
Have you eaten ? : Ooota aayitha ? Vegetable : Tarakari
Salt : Uppu Rice : Anna
Milk : Haalu Boil : Beyisu
Water : Neeru I want to get down here : Naanu illi illiyutheeni
Please help me : Dayavittu sahaya maadi This is very good : Iddu thumba chennagide
I am sorry : Nannannu kshamisi ! What does this cost ? : Idara bele yesthu ?
Where can I hire a taxi? : Taxi yelli siguthade? What is the time ? : Samaya yesthu ?
Where does this road lead? : Ee rasthe yellige hoguthe? What is your name? : Nimma hesaru yenu?
Is this water good for drinking ? Ed neeru kudiyalu yogyave?
Please would you tell me where I can find this address Dayavittu ee vilasa yellide yendu helutheera ?
Can I make a phone call from here ? Naanu illinda phone maada bahuda?
Glad to meet you Nimmannu bheti madi santhosha ayithu
Choultries Halls used for celebrations and gatherings
Darshan Glimpse of a sacred deity or icon
Dhoti   usually a plain white cloth wrapped around the waist
Mutt Monastery following a certain school of religious thought
NUMBERS IN KANNADA SIZES & SHAPES  IN KANNADA
One  : Ondu Big : Doddadu
Two : Yeradu Small : Chikkadu
Three : Mooru Tall : Yettara
Four : Naliku Wide : Agala
Five : Aidu Narrow : Sanna
Seven : Yelu Long : Udda
Eight : Yentu Short : Gidda
Nine : Ombathu DIRECTIONS IN KANNADA
Ten : Hathu Left : Yedagade
  Right : Balagade
Back : Hinde
Front : Munde
VERNACULAR WORDS USED IN THE KARNATAKA TRAVELLER
Ardha : Half Small : Chikkadu
Tall : Yettara Wide : Agala
Narrow : Sanna Long : Udda
Short : Gidda Basadis : Temples
Fakir : Wandering mystic Jatra : Open-air fair or market
Nandi : Sacred Bull Laksha : A lakh;one hundred thousand
Paan : Betel leaf Deepotsava : Festival of lights
Puranas : Ancient Hindu texts Mahal : Palace
King : Raja Shikhara : Peak
Shaiva : Lord Shiva  
Durgah Muslim place of worship; usually the tomb of a saint
Lingam Dedicated to Lord Shiva
Hookah Pipe used for smoking tobacco or opium
Gopuram; gopura Multi-tiered, an integral part of Hindu temple architecture
Pushkarni Large tiered tank, usually located in a temple courtyard
Mantapa Platform or dais, usually covered
   

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