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Nodappa nanu obbana irtana Bangalornyag. Software companynyag kelasa madtini. Ayadaaru dostraadaru. hinga yewagare omme meet maadi dinner lunch antha horagade hogtivi. Illa andra daily manyag nana adige madkonda oota madtan.

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dhana kayewanu

\dha-naa-kaa-yu-wa-wa-nu\
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Mischief boy, or One who does know doing even very small or silly work.

Usage

When teacher gives homework to write a page for improving the handwriting some students don't as its a simple homework. teacher calls him "Dhana Kayevana"
Added 2011-09-12 by sid

Root

Kannada

Related Terms

nalayak, useless fellow

kauti

\ka-u-ti\
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Female who is too slim.

Usage

In the house or close friends call a female, who is too slim, Kauti.
Added 2011-09-12 by sid

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Kannada

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People

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Solaki

kaalmari

\kaa-lma-ri\
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Noun. December 11, 2013, Word of the Day
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Footwear is called Kaalmari in North Karnataka.

Usage

In other parts of Karnataka than North Karnataka, when 2 people are fighting they say "chaplilinda hoditini" (i.e. I will hit you by Chappal) but in NK Kaalmari thugondu hoditini.
Added 2011-09-06 by sid

halaagi hogu

\haa-laa-gi ho-gu\
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Go to hell. Get lost. Go out of my site.

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if some one does not listen to elders or friends, after several tries also they don't listen and change. elders and friends give up to improve or advise and finally they say "Halagi Hogu"
Added 2011-09-04 by sid

thatt magane

\tha-tt + magane\
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thatt means the "Haridiro goni cheela." magane means son; see also maga.

Usage

this is used to address friends in jokes as well as among the brothers/cousins. if a friend does a silly mistake he will be called thatt nanna magane.
Added 2011-09-04 by sid

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Related Terms

Useless Fellow, maga