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Beginner Malayalam


This page is a great introduction to beginner Malayalam.and is the main portal to all the free Learn-Malayalam resources, and is a useful landing page you may refer to often as you browse through. You may want to bookmark this page or set it as your homepage.

The following links take you step by step through everything you need to know to grasp a basic-intermediate understanding of the Malayalam language and Malayalam vocabulary. Each Page has 6-10 phrases written in English with the Malayalam written translation, phonetics and a sound bite for you to play at your leisure.

Online Malayalam Dictionary - English to Malayalam Dictionary

Beginner Malayalam Basic Phrases - Yes, No, Ok, How are you?, Hello, Goodbye, Please, Thankyou

More Basic Phrases - Im Sorry, No worries, I dont understand, can you say that once more?, how much is this ?, where is this ?

Malayalam Conversation - Are you busy ? Do you want to meet?, have you had lunch?

Vocabulary -

Food - Fruit, Vegetables, Meat, Fish

Drink - Water, milk, tea, Yoghurt
Fruit - Apple, mango, guava, coconut, lemon
Vegetables - Tomato, Potato, cucumber, onion, aubergine
Herbs and Spices - garlic, ginger, mint, coriander, chilli

Animals - ant, bird, cat, dog, elephant, monkey, mosquito
Clothes - pants, bag, shirt, skirt, shorts, trousers, hat sarong
Emotions - happy, sad, angry, love, laugh, cry, hope, envy
Directions - left, right, here, there, top, middle, bottom, front, behind etc
Pronouns - I, me, my, you, we, us, they, their, who, which, where, why, what
Family and Relations - mum, dad, sister, brother, son, daughter, uncle, aunt
Greetings - Hello, bye, how are you?, Please, Thankyou, Sorry
Weather - hot, cold, rainy, cloudy, humid, sunny, windy
Seasons - spring, summer, monsoon, autumn, winter
Colours - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black, white, gold, silver
Numbers 1-10
More Numbers - Fractions, 100, 1000 etc
Months - Malayalam Calendar Months, e.g Dhanu
Days - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Time - What is the time ?, Morning, Afternoon, Evening, Before, After
Adjectives - Many describing words such as: expensive, cheap, smooth, rough, hard, soft

Adjectives - Size - Short, Long, Tall, Big, Little, Slim
Adjectives - Amounts - Many, few, much, more, less, enough, some
Adjectives - Shapes - Circle, Triangle, Straight, Crooked
Adjectives Misc1
Adjectives Misc2
Online Malayalam Vocab Dictionary - English to Malayalam Dictionary


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