- Pudhu Vaarthaigal
- Conversation building
- Pudhu Vaarthaigal
Lesson 14 Which ?
Which – Edhu…
Which – Endha…
This – Indha…
Is it this – Idhuvaa?
That – Andha
Is it that – Adhuvaa?
Which – Edhu/ Endha
Edhu?, Idhu and Adhu are used when we need to know the specific or the particular one about which the conversation is. It is also like the definite article “THE”, in some sentences.
Indha – ..this..
Enakku indha puthagam padikka vendum. I need this book for reading.Indha puthagam romba swarasiyamaa irukku. This book is a very interesting.
Naan indha puthagathe kondu poga poren. I am going to take this book.
Enakku indha puthagathe thareengala? Will you give me this book?
Indha dress romba chinnadhaa irukku. This dress is very small.Indha dress-a en thangai
Priyakku naan thaan kuduthen. I gave this dress to my younger sister, Priya.
Andha thuni ellam Priya-odadhu thaan. All those dresses are Priya’s.
Aana Priya-kku indha dress thaan romba pidikkum. But Priya likes this dress very much.
En kaiyila irukkum indha pattaampoochiya paarunga. Look at this butterfly in my hand.
Indha pattaampoochi mela niraya vannangal irukku. There are many colors on this butterfly.
Indha pattaampoochi-ya naan pidikka poren. I am going to catch this butterfly.
Neengalum pattaampoochi pidikireengala? Are you too catching butterflies?
Andha maraththu mele oru kurangu irukku. There is a monkey on that tree.
Andha korangu kaiyile oru vaazhaipazham irukku. There is a banana in that monkey’s hand.
Adhu andha pazhathe saapida pogudhu. It is going to eat that banana.
Andha Koranga romba sandhoshamaa irukku. That monkey is very happy.
Andha mara-kilai-la irukira Kili romba azhagaa irukku.. The parrot on that tree branch is very beautiful..
Indha kili peru panjavarna kili. The name of this parrot is Panjavarna kili – (Macaw.)
Neenga panjavarna kili paarthirukeengala? Have you seen a Panjavarna kili – (Macaw)?
Andhe perundhu vandi-la pillainga irukaanga. There are children on the bus.
Avanga andhe perundhu-la dhinamum pallikku poraanga. They go to the school every day in that bus.
Andha perundhu-la irukkira pillainga romba sandhoshamma irukaanga. The children in that bus are very happy.
Avanga inikku andha perundhu-la palli sutrula poraanga. Today, they are going on a school picnic on that bus
Try to describe this picture using the words ‘Indha’ and ‘Andha’.
Which – Endha
1.Which dish did you order – the pizza or the pasta?
2.Which day do you prefer for a meeting – today or tomorrow?
3.Which is better – this one or that one?
Naan nalla iruken. Nee? I am fine. You?
Naan romba nalla irukken. I am very fine.
Indha dress nalla irukka? Sollu! Tell me! Is this dress good?
Aamaa, romba nalla irukku. Yes, it’s really good.
Idho indha dress thaan eduthen. Idhu eppadi irukku? Here. I took this one. How is this?
Romba nalla irukku. Really good.
Enakku endha dress vangurathunnu theriyale. Ellaame nalla irukku. I don’t know which dress I should buy. Everything is good.
Naan Divakar. Indha robot ennodadhu. I am Divakar. This robot is mine.
Yaaroda bommai azhagaa irukku, sollunga? Tell us, whose doll is beautiful!
Reethu-oda bommai-yaa? Divakar-oda robot-a?. Is it Reethu’s doll or Divakar’s robot?
Inge, endha puthagath-le nalla kadhai irukkum-nu theriyale. Here, I don’t know in which book there would be a good story?
Endha puthagam vaangalaam sollunga? Let me which book I shall buy?
Idhu thuppariyum kadhai. Idhu Kaadhal kadhai. Idhu oru varalaatru kadhai. This is a detective novel. This is a love story. This is a historical story.
Endha puthagam nalla irukkum….idhuvaa? adhuvaa? Which book would be good? This?.. or that?..
Ungalukku enna vendum? Kaaya? Pazhama? Keeraiyaa? What do you want? Vegetables? Fruits? Or Greens?
Indha keerai romba nallaa pachchaiyaa irukku. These greens are really fresh.
Ungalukku endha kaai venum sollunga. Tell me which vegetable you want.
Idhuvaa? Adhuvaa? Sollunga! This? Or That?. Tell me.
Try to translate the passage given.
Ranjini likes strawberry cup cakes. Raju likes Chocolate cup cakes. Mom likes vanilla cup cakes.
Which/ What flavor do you like?
|Edhu… – Which|
|Indha.. – This|
|Andha – That|
|Endha… – Which|
|Idhuvaa? – Is it this?|
|Adhuvaa? – Is it that?|
|Swaarasiyam – Interesting|
|vendum – Want/ need|
|Chinnadhu – Small, tiny|
|thuni – Clothes|
|Kudu+ – Give, base verb|
|Mara-kilai – Tree branch|
|Panjavarna kili – Macaw|
|Nirangal, Vannanga – Colors|
|Sivappu, Manjal, Pachchai, Neelam – Red, Yellow, Green, Blue|
|Pillai, Kuzhandai – Child/ kid|
|Pillainga, Pasanga, Kuzhandhainga – Children, kids|
|Perundhu – Bus|
|Palli sutrula – School picnic, tour|
|Vaangu+ – Buy , base verb|
|Thuppariyum kadhai – Detective story|
|Kaadhal kadhai – Romantic story|
|Varalaatru kadhai – History|
|Kadai – Shop|
|Pachchaiyaa – Green, fresh|
|Kaai – Vegetable|
|Pazham – Fruit|
|Keerai – Greens|
Build a Conversation
Try to build a conversation, with the hints given below.
2.Richard is going to draw a picture.3.They admire each other’s work.
4.They talk about how their parents buy them things for their hobbies.
4. They are talking about their likes and dislikes.
Try to frame sentences in Tamil:
Padam Paarthu Badhil Sollu
|Indha padam patri sollunga||Rosie enna soldra?|
|Idhu yaar?||Ivanga yaar, enna panraanga?|
|Vicky enna soldraan?||Rachel, amma kitta enna kekuraa?|