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Learning Tamil

I recently asked a good friend of mine if he would be so kind as to teach me some Tamil. I am very upset to learn that the past three months I spent diligently learning 6 phrases in Hindi and the names of 4 spices will not do me any good in much of South India.

He said that there are really only two words that you need to know: ‘conchum’ which means a little and ‘porum’ which means enough. This should be a pretty great trip.


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  1. Jasmine

    and of course VANAKAM!

    Aug 26, 2010 @ 1:26 am

  2. Tarini

    Dont you worry Etan. Sign language should more than suffice! Btw, this is Tarini, Anuroop’s wife… come over to India, and I shall teach you to speak and even read n write Tamil ;) ;)

    Vankkam Jasmine!

    Heard loads about you all from Anuroop. Lookin fwd to meeting you all!

    Aug 27, 2010 @ 5:44 pm