Different forms of the verb “tinnu” : meaning - eat
naanu nenne uppiTTu tinde.
I - yesterday – uppiTTu - ate
[I ate uppiTTu yesterday]
Rama naLe Janapada lOkadalli roTTi tinnuttaane. (tinnuttaaLe in case of a girl)
Rama - tomorrow – in Janapada Loka - roTTi - will eat
[Rama will eat roTTi in Janapada lOka tomorrow]
hOda tingaLu alle dose tindiddanu. (tindiddaLu in case of a girl)
last – month– - there itself - dose – had eaten
[last month, he had eaten dose there itself]
Jasti haNNu tinnu. (tinni with respect and also plural)
more - fruit – eat
[Eat more fruits]
haNNu tinnade iddare (tinde iddare) rOga barutte.
Fruit – if not eaten – disease – will come
[If you don’t eat fruits, you will get diseases]
ooTakke roTTi tinnutteeya? (tinnuteera with respect/plural)
For lunch - roTTi – will you eat
[Will you eat roTTi for lunch]
naanu tomato tinnuvudilla (tinnalla).
I - tomato – will not go
[I will not eat tomato]
neenu sebu tindare, naanu kittaLe tinnutteeni (tintini).
you - apple – eat - I – orange – will eat
[If you eat apple, I will eat orange]
baLe haNNu tinnuttiddaga, sippe keLage bittu.
Banana – fruit – while eating – peel – down - fell
[While I was eating a banana, the peel fell down]
Neenu hagalakayi tinnuvudaadare chocolate koDstini.
you - bitter gourd – if you eat – chocolate – will give.
[If you eat bitter gourd, I will buy you a chocolate]