Kannada Negation

If you're trying to learn Kannada Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... 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 Negation

Learning the Kannada Negation 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 Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Kannada.

Kannada negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationKannada Negation
Negation
Negationnishedha
he is not hereavanu illi illa
that is not my bookadhu naana pushtaka alla
do not enterbarabeda

Notice the structure of the Negation in Kannada.

List of Negation in Kannada

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Kannada placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Kannada vocabulary.

English NegationKannada Negation
I don't speaknaanu mathanaduvudiilla
I don't writenaanu bareyuvudiilla
I don't drivenaanu odisuvudilla
I don't lovenaanu preeti maduvudilla
I don't givenaanu koduvudilla
I don't smilenaanu naguvudilla
I don't takenaanu tegedukolluvudhillla
he doesn't speakavanu mathanaduvudilla
he doesn't writeavanu bareuvudhilla
he doesn't driveavanu odisuvudhilla
he doesn't loveavanu preethi maaduvudilla
he doesn't giveavanu koduvudilla
he doesn't smileavanu naguvudilla
he doesn't takeavanu tegedukolluvudilla
we don't speaknaavu mathanaaduvudhiilla
we don't writenaavu bareuvudhillla
we don't drivenaavu odisuvudhillla
we don't lovenaavu preethi maaduvudilla
we don't givenaavu koduvudilla
we don't smilenaavu naguvudilla
we don't takenaavu tegedukolluvudilla

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Kannada. Once you're done with Kannada Negation, 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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