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We have the basic Tamil words with English explanations; memorize these words which will help you to understand and leaurn the Tamil languages.

 

 

INaan
HeAvan
SheAval
YouNee
ItAthu
AOru
ComeVaa
CameVanthuttan(male)/vanthutta(female)
Will comeVanthiruvan(male)/vanthiruva(female)
OpenThera
OpenedTheranthiruke
Will openTherakum
SitUkkarru
WalkNadae
EatSaapidu
DrinkKudi
WinJayie
GoPoa
RunOdu
I goNaan porean
He goesAvan poraan
He eats an appleAvan apple saapiduvaan
He is eating an appleAvan apple saapiduraan
He ate an appleAvan apple saapittaan
I saw the film last weekNaan poana vaaram padam paarthean
She came by bus yesterdayAval nethu pearundhu valiya vandha
They went to the templeAvankellam kovilluku poannaanga
He slept the whole nightAvan mulu rathiriyum thoonkinaan
He wrote well in the examinationAvan paritchayila nalla eluthi irukkaan
He has eatenAvan saapittu mudichutaan
He had eatenAvan saapittaan
He had goneAvan poittaan
He had comeAvan vanthutaan
He will eatAvan saapiduvaan
He will goAvan povaan
He will comeAvan varuvaan
What is your name?Unga peru enna?
WhatEnna
YourWun, unga(respect)
Namepaer
What did you do?Nee enna panra, neenga enna panreenga (respect)
What should I do?Naan enna seyyanum?
What are the questions?Enna kelvigal?
What were the questions?Enna kelvigal irunthithu?
What is the last question?Kadaisi kelvi enna?
What is written in the letter?Khadithathil enna ezhuthi iruku?
What you had been told?Unaku enna solli irunthathu?
What will be the answer?Badil enna va irukum?
Why did you come?Yean vantha ?
Why did you sleep?En thoonguray?
Why did you tell him to go?Yaen avana poga sonna?
Why did he bring the bag?Avan yean pai kondu vanthan?
Why did she pay the money?Aval yaen kaasu koduthal?
Why did they sit there?Avunga yaen inga utkaanthirukaanga?
Why do you drive the car?Yaen car ottina?
Why are they late for the meeting?Yean avunga meeting ku thamadama vanthaanga?
How did you come?Nee eppadi vanthe?
How did you sleep?Nee epadi thoongina?
How did you drive?Nee epadi oattina?
How did you write?Nee epadi ezhuthina?
How many apples are there in my hand?Ethana apple enn kaieilla irukku?
How many did you take?Ethana nee edutha?
How much did he pay you?Evalavu panam kodutha?
How much distance to go?Evalavu thooram poakanum?
How was the journey yesterday?Nethu payanam epadi irrunthathu?
Which way did you come?Entha valiya vanthe?
Which is your favorite color?Virupamana niram enna?
In which room did you sleep?Entha arailla thoongina?
Which story did you tell?Entha kathaya sonna?
Which is the sweetest fruit?Unnaku rumba inipaana palam ethu?
Which is the best newspaper in Hindi?Entha siethithaal nalla irukkum?
Which Indian state has the largest population?Entha indhiya naattu maanilathula romba janathogai irruku?
Where did you come from?Enga irunthu vandha?
Where did you sleep?Enga thoonguna?
Where is the manager’s cabin?Seyalaalar arai enga?
Where should I go?Naan enga poganum?
Whom should I contact?Yeara santhikanum?
Is it a book?Ithu puthakama?
It is a bookIthu puthakam?
Is it the answer?Ithuthaan badhila?
It is the answerIthuthaan badhil?
Will you come with me?Enkoda varuviya?
I shall come with you.Naan wunkoda varuven.
Will you give me your pen?Peanava kodupeengala?
Yes, of course.Aama, pinna.
I love you.Naan Unnai Kadalikiren.
Can you give me your pen?Peanava kudukka mudiyuma?
Can you lift the box?Pettiya thookka mudiyumma?
Can you write the exam?Paritchai elutha mudiyumma?
Did you have your lunch?Madhiyaanam saappadu saapittiya?