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Let us learn to talk in Tamil

Learning how to address some one in Tamil is important to start having an introductory conversation. Here some of the conversation is given with  an audio file

When one wants to address some one they say

வணக்கம்  vaNnakkam

When one wants to introduce their name they say

 என்னுடைய பெயர்  ennudiya peyar

and their name.

When one wants to address a male with respect you say

வணக்கம் ஐயா. vaNnakkam aiyya

The word aiyaa is a is a respective way to address  the masculine gender.

வணக்கம் அம்மா vannakkam amma

is a way to address a feminine gender with respect.

Once  the first introduction is over in the conversation  one will ask   the name of the person.

When  the children are addressing one another they will ask. When friends ask each other  also  they use the same way.

உன்னுடைய பெயர் என்ன? unnudaiya peyar enna?

When one asks  the name of a person with respect they address them  in plural form.

உங்களுடைய பெயர் என்ன? ungkaLLudiya peyyar enna?

When one asks the name of a person  who is near by with respect

they will say

இவருடைய பெயர் என்ன? ivarudaiya peyar enna?

When one asks the name of a person  who is near by with respect

they will say

அவருடைய பெயர் என்ன? avarudiya peyar enna?

Note that when one is addressing the person in front of them  they use the plural form. When they are asking about someone who is not in front of them they are addressing them in singular form, in third person.

So if  one friend is asking  a name of third person  male who is nearby    what will they say? Please record your answer in the feed back form with audio.

Another question

How  will one ask a name of a female friend in third person who is near by?



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