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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-16, 20:21

i love that song thanks sooo much
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby TeneReef » 2010-12-19, 3:08

Michael wrote:
போ POAH - go


In Tamil movies I always hear bora for go, just like in Malayalam. :hmm:
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-19, 22:22

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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-20, 1:10

Heres a full lenghth Tamil movie on youtube with english subs!:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwWelHbP ... re=related

Its VERY good! Deffintly one of my top favorites.
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-22, 4:43

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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Michael » 2010-12-23, 1:32

TeneReef wrote:
Michael wrote:
போ POAH - go


In Tamil movies I always hear bora for go, just like in Malayalam. :hmm:
That's probably just a colloquial pronunciation of போக, the infinitive of the verb root போ. In Tamil, it is important to make distinctions between verb roots and their infinitives. But I'm not about to get all in depth with it :lol: I'm glad to see you're learning Malayalam, TeneReef! I guess a Dravidian group would definitely be possible here on Unilang! :D

NOTE: I believe the Tamil I'm currently learning is செந்தமிழ் (Formal Tamil) and not கொடுந்தமிழ் (Colloquial Tamil) but I wouldn't worry too much about that especially because I just have no need whatsoever for the language, yet I still love it with all my heart :blush:
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby TeneReef » 2010-12-24, 3:47

Have you noticed that Tamil characters are always larger than the ones in Roman script, and Malayalam characters are smaller, so when you choose the font size 10, Tamil characters look as if they were 12, and Malayalam ones 8. :mrgreen: :? :shock:

I always have to make my Malayalam font size larger because the characters are so tiny in FireFox (much better in Internet Explorer and Google Chrome).
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-24, 3:48

TeneReef wrote:Have you noticed that Tamil characters are always larger than the ones in Roman script, and Malayalam characters are smaller, so when you choose the font size 10, Tamil characters look as if they were 12, and Malayalam ones 8. :mrgreen: :? :shock:


LOL! I noticed that!
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Michael » 2010-12-25, 4:07

TeneReef wrote:Have you noticed that Tamil characters are always larger than the ones in Roman script, and Malayalam characters are smaller, so when you choose the font size 10, Tamil characters look as if they were 12, and Malayalam ones 8. :mrgreen: :? :shock:

I always have to make my Malayalam font size larger because the characters are so tiny in FireFox (much better in Internet Explorer and Google Chrome).
You should see Telugu, Kannada, and Oriya! You'd be grateful for how big Malayalam already is!
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Ser » 2010-12-25, 6:11

Michael wrote:
TeneReef wrote:Have you noticed that Tamil characters are always larger than the ones in Roman script, and Malayalam characters are smaller, so when you choose the font size 10, Tamil characters look as if they were 12, and Malayalam ones 8. :mrgreen: :? :shock:

I always have to make my Malayalam font size larger because the characters are so tiny in FireFox (much better in Internet Explorer and Google Chrome).
You should see Telugu, Kannada, and Oriya! You'd be grateful for how big Malayalam already is!
Renaçido like this

Honestly, what the hell's with those Microsoft font developers!? :evil:

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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Michael » 2010-12-26, 23:07

The most important Tamil word to me and in the whole language, and a word which comes out of every Tamil song, film, mouth, and heart:

காதல் :kiss:
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2010-12-26, 23:32

its very nice word
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Michael » 2011-01-14, 19:00

Yes! Tamil finally has its own forum! :mrgreen: I guess this is all the motivation I've been needing :blush:
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2011-01-17, 23:01

This is awesome! :D Aaah A TAMIL FORUM! Im soo mad my computer has been broken and I didnt see this earlier.
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby alois » 2011-02-01, 13:09

Meera wrote:I think it is so beautiful and I would love to learn but there are hardly any resources on Tamil :cry:


Assimil has published a thorough course on Tamil. You couldn't be looking for anything better than that. :)
http://www.amazon.fr/Tamoul-peine-langu ... B000095XH2

Tamil is on my list of languages to explore too. But I've postponed it to 2012. This year I'm gonna be very very busy with my Herculean study program that includes Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Turkish, Japanese.... I wish Living Language had some materials on Tamil too, but they still don't. Their books work fine together with Assimil, as a complement.
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2011-02-02, 3:01

I cant speak french so assimil wont work for me :P
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby kalemiye » 2011-02-02, 12:19

Meera wrote:I cant speak french so assimil wont work for me :P


Well, if you are very interested in learning Tamil, Assimil could be very good. We can help you understanding the texts, you can request translations of it through PM. Good part of Assimil is that it contains good recordings, etc. It could help you reaching intermediate level.
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Meera » 2011-02-03, 3:20

I will check it out then. I deffintly need something with good audio. :mrgreen:
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby Michael » 2011-02-04, 4:30

Meera wrote:I cant speak french so assimil wont work for me :P
I guess I'll have to learn French before I learn Tamil :P
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Re: Tamil தமிழ்

Postby kalemiye » 2011-02-06, 19:11

Michael wrote:
Meera wrote:I cant speak french so assimil wont work for me :P
I guess I'll have to learn French before I learn Tamil :P

you already know portuguese and spanish, if i am not wrong, thus you should be able to read French without any major difficulty.
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