03 September 2008

Kannada words in Marathi

Although I am not sure, I think the following words are borrowed from Kannada.

Marathi Kannada English
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changli chennagi well
dhavane dhavisu/dhavanta run
sangitle simillar to Dravidian sollu? say
poora poora full (Poorna-Sanskrit)


if you can find the right way to screw Sanskrit word or Persian word you will end up having a Marathi word. If you error you would have found a word in other languages such as Bengali, Odiya, Gujrathi!

Tachini, Vahini, and other words in Kannada are from Marathi.

5 comments:

  1. Man...I wish whole of the marathi was borrowed from Kannada...that way i wud have become bit closer to marathi husband of mine..

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  2. Anonymous1:32 am

    * changli chennagi well
    I feel this word is Prakrit word as the same word is there in other Prakrit derived languages like Punjabi and Bengali with (almost) same meaning.
    Kannada (haLe- kannada) might have borrowed from Prakrit.

    * dhavane dhavisu/dhavanta run
    Both Kannada and Marathi borrowed this from Sanskrit

    * sangitle simillar to Dravidian sollu? say
    Interesting observation.
    I don't know.

    * poora poora full (Poorna-Sanskrit)
    Yes like dhaavaNe; this is Sanskrit borrowing.

    These are Kannada words in Marathi :-
    tup - Ghee
    Anna ; Appa ; Akka
    huDakaNe - to search (less commonly used though)

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  3. i agree with you! i did not know about tup/tuppa, hudukaNe is very interesting. please let me know if you find more. thanks for stopping by to clarify.

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  4. I want to add one more word.

    kannada/marathi/English.
    Neeru/neer/Water.

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  5. Anonymous3:03 am

    swalp/swalpa - Marathi / Kannada
    Ninish / Ninisha - Marathi / Kannada

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