- Adverbs -3
- Pudhu Vaarthaigal
- Describe the picture
Lesson 41 Adverbs -3
• An adverb that describes definite frequency is one such as weekly, daily, or yearly.
• An adverb describing indefinite frequency doesn’t specify an exact time frame; examples are sometimes, often, and
|Adverbs of Frequency|
|Sometimes||sila samayam/ sila neram|
|Never||Eppavum illa/ ….|
|Once in a while||Eppodhaavadhu oru murai|
|Daily/ Everyday||Thinanum/ Ovvoru naalum|
|Every week||Ovvoru vaaramum|
|Every month||Ovvoru maadhamum|
|Every year||Ovvoru varushamum|
|Whole of the day/ Whole day||Naal muzhusaa|
|Whole of the week||Vaaram muzhusaa|
|Whole of the month||Maasam muzhusaa|
|Whole of the year||Varusham muzhusaa|
|Now and then||Ippo-um appa-um|
|Nearly always||Kittathatta eppodhum|
Avanga naal ellam sandai poduvaanga. They fight all day.
Raju, Rathi-a thodarndhu keli seiraan. Raju is constantly bullying Rathi.
Romba aboorvamaai onnaa vilayaaduvaanga. They seldom play together.
Konjam nerathle Rathi azhara saththam kekkum. In some time, you could hear her crying.
Vazhakkamaa kaalai 9 manikku velai povaar. Usually he would go to work, by 9 in the morning.
Avaroda maadhaandhira sambalam romba kuraivu. His monthly salary is very less .
Avar, varusham muzhusaa, kashtapattu velai seiraar. He works very hard, all the year.
Ovvoru vaaramum naan idha kulippaatuven. I give him a bath every week.
Eppodhavadhu oru murai, appa idha kulikka veippaar. Dad gives him a bath, once in a while.
Eppovaavadhu tv paarpaanga. She watches television at times.
Ovvoru varushamum enakku pudhu sweater pinnuvaanga. She would knit a new sweater for me, every year.
Avanga ezhundhu nadappadhu aboorvam. She seldom walks.
Rohith: Enakku vendaam. Idhu kasakkudhu. No, I don’t want it. It is bitter.
Amma:Vellai thavaraamal, appappo marundhu kudikkanum. You have to take the medicine, periodically, without fail.
Podhuvaa June maasam kodai vidumurai irukkum. Generally, there is summer vacation in the month of June.
Naalai-la irundhu avanukku kodai vidumurai. Its his vacation holidays from tomorrow.
Rendu maasam muzhusaa Hawaai-la irukka poraan. He is going to be in Hawaii for the whole of two months.
Avan adha paththi ippave kanavu kaandraan. He is dreaming now about it.
Dhinamum selavu kanakku ezhudhuvaa. She would write the daily expenses.
Ava, ovvoru maasamum konjam konjamaa panam semikkiraa. She saves money little by little, every month.
Avaloda varudaandhira semippu-la pillainga padippukku udhavi seivaa. She helps with her annual savings, for the education of the children.
Indha padangal patri sollunga:
|Sandai – Fight|
|Keli – Make fun of|
|Onnaa – Together as one|
|Saththam – Sound|
|Unavagam – Restaurant|
|Unnavagathle – In the restaurant|
|Sambalam – Wages, salary|
|Kuraivu – Less|
|Kashtappattu – Hard working|
|Nadakka – To walk|
|Kulippaatuven – I would give bath to ..|
|Kulikka vei+ – Give bath|
|Pinnu+ – To knit|
|Udambu sariyilla – Not well|
|Kasakkudhu – Bitter|
|Marundhu – Medicine|
|Kodai – Summer|
|Vidumurai – Holidays, vacation|
|Kanavu – Dream|
|Kanavu kaanu – To dream|
|Manaivi – Wife|
|Nirvaagam – Manage|
|Selavu – Expenditure|
|Kanakku – Sum|
|Semi+ – To save|
|Semippu – savings|
Try to frame sentences in Tamil:
3. ella neram:
6. kulikka vei:
7. ovvoru maasam:
9. varusham ellam:
14. kodai vidumurai:
1. He comes here every year.
2. She buys fruits regularly.
3. I wash it everyday.
4. She kept the file on the shelf last week.
5. Mom keeps her bag in the cupboard always.
6. Dad goes walking every morning.
7. He occasionally drives a car.
8. He went to school twice.
9. My dad is standing outside, from the morning.
10. My grandmother goes to the park every weekend.
11. He seldom stays here.
12. Mom does yoga regularly.
13. The kids are always running up the hill.
14. He doesn’t go to school regularly.
15. We go to the temple, once in a while.
Translate the following :
She is here fishing. She loves fishing. She goes fishing often.
Every year she goes fishing with her friends. This year she is alone.
Usually she takes her brother Joe with her. He too goes fishing monthly twice.
Every month he comes here. He too comes here regularly, with his friends.
This year he has gone for a wedding in UK. He has gone by plane.
Now Nikki is fishing by herself. She is sitting by the fishing hole and she has a fishing rod in her hand. It is her father’s.
Her father is a talented fisherman. He is at home now. He is at sea most of the year. Sometimes he goes hunting too. His friends regularly go on hunting. They often go to the forest.
Try to describe the picture: