Tamil Language/Conversation

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Let's Speak Tamil

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Ready to taste some Tamil? Let us put some to your tongue, literally!


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Here are some simple sentences to begin a conversation with:

Transliteration Tamil Script Meaning / Usage
"vaṇakkam" வணக்கம் "Hello" / "Greetings"[1]
"eṉ peyar ___" என் பெயர் ___ "My name is ___"
"eppaṭi irukkīṅka?" எப்படி இருக்கீங்க? "How are you?"
"nallā irrukkīṅkaḷā?" நல்லா இருக்கீங்களா? "Are you fine/well?"
"naṉṟi" நன்றி "Thanks" / "Thank you"


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  1. This word exactly means 'salutations'