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Learn Malayalam through one of these languages: BENGALI  GUJARATI  HINDI  KANNADA  ORIYA  PUNJABI  TAMIL  TELUGU

 

English-Malayalam

 

I

Nyaan

He

Avan

She

Aval

You

/

Nee/ Ningal(to show politeness and also as  plural)/

  Tangal(most polite)

It

/

Itu/ Atu

This

Itu

That

Atu

A

Oru

Yes

/

Ate, Aanu

Come

/

Varu/ Varuka (to come)

Came

Vannu

Will come

Varum

Open

/

Turakku/ Turakkuka (to open)

Opened

Turannu

Will open

Turakkum

Sit

/

Irikku/ Irikkuka (to sit)

Sat

Irunnu

Will sit

Irikkum

Walk

Nadakkuka (to walk)

Walked

Nadannu

Will walk

Nadakkum

Eat

/

Kazhikkuka/ Tinnuka

Ate

/

Kazhichu/ Tinnu

Will eat

/

Kazhikkum/ Tinnum

Win

Jayikkuka (to win)

Won

Jayichu

Will win

Jayikkum

Go

Poku/pokuka (to go)

Went

Poyi

Will go

Pokum

Run

Oduka (to run)

Ran

Odi

Will run

Odum

I go

Nyan pokunnu

He goes

Avan pokunnu

He eats an apple

Avan oru apple tinnunnu

He is eating an apple

Avan oru apple tinnu-kondirikkuka-yaanu

He ate an apple

Avan oru apple tinnu

I saw the film last week

Nyaan kazhinya aazhcha film kandu

She came by bus yesterday

Aval innale basil vannu (importance for‘came’)/

 

Aval innale basilaanu vannathu (importance for bus)

They went to the temple

Avar ambalattil poyi

They came from the mosque

Avar palliyil ninnu vannu

He slept the whole night

Avan raatri muzhuvan urangi

He wrote well in the examination

Avan pareeksha nannaai ezhuti

He has eaten

/

Avan kazhichittundu/ Tinnittundu

He will eat

/

Avan kazhikkum/ Tinnum

He will go

Avan pokum

He will come

Avan varum

What is your name?

Ninte perentaanu?

What

Entu

Is

/

Aanu/aakunnu

Your

/

Ninte/ningalude

Name

Peru

What did you do?

/

Nee /ningal entaanu cheytatu?

What should I do?

Nyan entu cheyyanam?

What can I do?

Enikku entu cheyyan kazhiyum?

What are the questions?

Entokkeyaanu chodyangal?

What were the questions?

Entokkeyaayirunnu chodyangal?

What is the last question?

Entaanu avasaanatte chodyam?

What is written in the letter?

Entaanu kattil ezhuti-yirikkunna-thu?

What you had been told?

Entaanu ninnodu paranyirunnatu?

What will be the answer?

Entaayirikkum uttaram?

Why did you come?

Entinaanu nee/ningal vannatu?

Why did you sleep?

Entu kondaanu nee/ningal urangiyatu?

Why did you tell him to go?

Entu kondaanu nee/ningal avanodu pokaan paranyatu?

Why did he bring the bag?

Entinaanu avan bag konduvannatu?

Why did she pay the money?

Entinaanu aval panam koduttatu?

Why did they sit there?

Entu-kondaanu avar avide irunnatu?

Why do you drive the car?

Entu-kondaanu nee/ningal car odikkunnatu?

Why are they late for the meeting?

Entukondaanu avar meetinginu taamasichatu?

How did you come?

Engineyaanu nee/ningal vannatu?

How did you sleep?

Engineyaanu nee/ningal urangiyatu

How did you drive the car?

Engineyaanu nee/ningal car odichatu?

How did you write?

Engineyaanu nee/ningal ezhutiyatu?

How many apples are there in my hand?

Ente kayyil etra apple undu?

How much money did he pay you?

Nee/ningal etra panam koduttu?

How much distance to go?

Etra dooram pokanam?

How was the journey yesterday?

Innale yaatra engane aayirunnu?

Which way did you come?

Nee/ningal aetu vazhiye vannu?

Which is your favourite colour?

/

Ninte ishtapetta/priyapetta niram aetaanu?

In which room did you sleep?

Aetu muriyil-aanu nee/ningal urangiyatu?

Which story did you say?

Aetu kathayaanu nee/ningal paranyatu?

Which is the sweetest fruit?

Aetu pazhamanu aettavum madhuram-ullathu?

Which is the best newspaper in Hindi?

/

Aetaanu hindiyile/hindiyil aettavum nalla  patram?

Which state has got the largest population?

Aetu samstaanattinaanu aettavum janasankhya ullatu?

Where did you come from?

Nee/ningal evide ninnaanu vannatu?

Where did you sleep?

Evideyaanu nee/ningal urangiyatu?

Where is the manager’s cabin?

Managerude cabin evideyaanu?

Where should I go?

Nyaan evide pokanam?

Whom should I meet?

Nyaan aareyaanu kaanendatu?

Is it a book?

Itoru pustakamaano?

It is a book

Itoru pustakamaanu

Is it the answer?

Itaano uttaram?

It is the answer

Itaanu uttaram

Will you come with me?

Nee/ningal ente koode varumo?

I shall come with you.

Nyaan ninte koode varaam

Will you give me your pen?

Nee/ningal enikku ninte/ningalude paena tarumo?

Will anybody give me a pen to write?

Aarenkilum enikku ezhutaan oru paena tarumo?

Can you give me something to drink?

Enikku kudikkan entenkilum tarumo?

Can you write the exam?

Ninakku pareeksha ezhutaan pattumo?

Can you lift this box?

/

Ninakku ee petti uyarttaan kazhiyumo/pattumo?

Do you love me?

Nee/ningal enne snaehikkunnundo?

Yes, I love you.

Nyaan ninne snaehikkunnu

Did you have your lunch?

Nee/ningal ucha bhakshanam kazhichcho?

How are you?

Sukhamaano? (not the direct translation)

I am fine.

Enikku sukhamaanu

You come to my room after the exam.

Pareeksha kazhinyu nee/ningal ente muriyil varoo.

 

Learn Malayalam through one of these languages: BENGALI  GUJARATI  HINDI  KANNADA  ORIYA  PUNJABI  TAMIL  TELUGU

About Malayalam language: Malayalam is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Kerala. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages and also a Classical Language of India. Malayalam has official language status in the state of Kerala and in the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry. It belongs to the Dravidian family of languages, and is spoken by approximately 33 million people according to the 2001 census. Malayalam is also spoken in the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. (Reference: Wikipedia)