Pronouns in Tulu

Subjective Pronouns:

Person.
Singular.
Plural.
Plural. (to give respect)



First Person.



yAn-I

enkulu-We (the person to whom spoken is not included)
nama – We (the person to whom spoken also included)




n/a

Second Person.


I - you

nikulu - you

Ir – you


Third Person.

Gender
Proximate.
Remote.
Proximate.
Remote.
Proximate.
Remote.
Masc.

imbe-He
Aye-He

mokulu-They

akulu-They

mEr/imber-They

Ar-They
Fem.
mOlu/imbal-she
Al-she
Neut.
undu/indu-this
au-it
undekulu-They
aikulu-They
n/a
n/a

Interrogative Pronouns:

Tulu
Kannada
English
dAda(u)
Enu
What
dAnae
Enu
What
enchina(u)
Enu / entadu
What
Er
yAru
Who
vou
yAvudu
Which one

Indefinite pronouns:


Tulu
Kannada
English
dAla
EnU
Anything
dAdANDala
EnAdarU
Anything / Something
dAdana
EnO
Something
Erla
yArU
Anyone
EraNDala
yArAdarU
Anyone / Someone
Era
yArO
Someone
oriye
obba
One person (M)
orti
obbaLu
One person (F)
onji
ondu
One thing
kuDonji
innondu
Another thing
kuDoriye
innobba
Another Person (M)
kuDorti
innobbaLu
Another Person (F)
mAta
ella
All
mAterla
ellArU
Everyone
mAtala
ellavU
Everything
kelavu
kelavu
Some
kelever
kelavaru
Some People

5 comments:

  1. how do you ask did you have your dinner , how are you doing ,

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    1. Did you have your dinner? - oNas ANDa?
      How are you doing? - encha ullar?

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  2. Mariyologu madmeundu ge and kappena ?
    What does it mean?

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  3. What is meaning of ullar?

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  4. Hi Kiran, could you please make a list of prepositions as well

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