Kannada Articles

Kannada Articles

If you're trying to learn Kannada Articles you will find some useful resources including a course about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Kannada grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Kannada. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Kannada Articles

Learning the Kannada Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Kannada language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Kannada.

Kannada articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesKannada Articles
articlesarticles
theondhu,
ahalavu
oneondhu,
somekelavu
fewhalavu
the bookpusthaka
the bookspusthakagalu
a bookondhu pusthaka
one bookondhu pusthaka
some bookskela pusthakagalu
few bookshala pusthakagalu

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Kannada has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Kannada.

List of Articles in Kannada

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Kannada. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Kannada vocabulary.

English VocabularyKannada Vocabulary
Foodoota
almondsbadhami
breadbreadu
breakfastuphahara
butterbeene
candysweetu
cheesecheesu
chickenkoli mamsa
cuminjeerige
dessertsihi
dinnerrathri oota
fishmeenu
fruithannu
ice creamice creamu
lambmeke mamsa
lemonnimbe hannu
lunchoota
mealoota
meatmamsa
ovenovennu
peppermenasu
plantsgidagalu
porkhandhi mamsa
saladsaladu
saltuppu
sandwichsandwhichu
sausagesausaju
soupsoopu
sugarsakkare
supperrathri oota
turkeyturkey koli
applesebu
bananabale hannu
orangeskitthale
peachespeachu
peanutkadale kai
pearsperala hannu
pineapplepine appleu
grapesdhrakshi
strawberriesstrawberry
vegetablestharakarigalu
carrotkarrattu
cornjola
cucumbersouthekai
garlicbellulli
lettuceelekosu
olivesolive
onionseerulli
peppersmenasu
potatoesaloogadde
pumpkinkumbalakai
beansbeansu
tomatoestomatoes

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Kannada, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Kannada Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Kannada lessons here: Learn Kannada. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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