Telugu phrasebook

Telugu is a language spoken by some 88 million speakers, primarily in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

source : Wikivoyage

Pronounciation Guide and Phrase List

  • Vowels

    · a,like 'a' in "apple", 'a' in "cake", "a" in "amen"

    · e,like 'i' in "magazine", 'e' in "bed" (often silent at the end of a word)

    · i,like 'i' in "pine", 'i' in "fin"

    · o,like 'ow' in "low", like 'o' in "top"

    · u,like 'oo' in "hoop", like 'u' in "cup"

  • Consonants

    · b,like 'b' in "bed"

    · c,like 's' in "supper", 'k' in "kid"

    · d,like 'd' in "dog"

    · f,like 'ph' in "phone"

    · g,like 'g' in "go", 'j' in "jello"

    · h,like 'h' in "help" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries)

    · j,like 'dg' in "edge"

    · k,like 'c' in "cat"

    · l,like 'l' in "love"

    · m,like 'm' in "mother"

    · n,like 'n' in "nice"

    · p,like 'p' in "pig"

    · q,like 'q' in "quest" (with "u", almost always)

    · r,like 'r' in "row", like 'r' in "feather" (often silent in the UK and other Commonwealth countries at end of word)

    · s,like 'ss' in "hiss", like 'z' in "haze"

    · t,like 't' in "top"

    · v,like 'v' in "victory"

    · w,like 'w' in "weight"

    · x,like 'cks' in "kicks", like 'z' in "haze" (at beginning of a word)

    · y,like 'y' in "yes", like 'ie' in "pie", like 'ee' in "flee"

    · z,like 'z' in "haze"

  • Common diphthongs

    · ay,like 'ay' in "say"

    · ai,like 'ay' in "say"

    · au,like 'awe'

    · ee,like 'ee' in "see"

    · ei,like 'ay' in "say"

    · ey,like 'ay' in "say", like 'ee' in "see"

    · ie,like 'ee' in "see"

    · oi,like 'oy' in "boy"

    · oo,like 'oo' in "food", like 'oo' in "good"

    · ou,like 'ow' in "cow", like 'oo' in "food", like 'o' in "cot"

    · ow,like 'ow' in "cow"

    · oy,like 'oy' in "boy"

    · ch,like 'ch' in "touch"

    · sh,like 'sh' in "sheep"

    · th,like 'th' in "this", like 'th' in "those"

    · gh,like 'f' in "fish"

    · ph,like 'f' in "fish"

  • Basics

    · Hello.,Namaskaram. ("Nam-as-kaar-am")(formal)

    · Thank you,Dhanyavadhamulu ("Dhan-ya-vada-mulu"), Nenarlu ("Telugu", "Dhanyavadhaalu" is sanskritized version)

    · Fine, thank you.,Bagane vunnanu, Dhanyavadhamulu ("Baa-gaa-ne-un-naa-nu, FIGHN, Dhan-ya-vada-mulu")

    · What is your name?,Nee Peru Yenty? ("Mee PAEru YENTI")

    · My name is ______ .,Na Peru ______ . ("Nah PAEru _____ .")

    · Nice to meet you.,mimmalni kalisi nanduku santhosam ga unnadi. ("NIGHSS t' meet YOO")

    · Please.,Dayachesi. ("pleez")

    · Thanks,Krithagnathalu. ("THANKS") Dhanyavadhamulu (formal) chala thanks (informal)

    · You're welcome.,meeku shubham kalugu gaaka.(formal) just smile.(informal)

    · Come,Randi. ("Run-di")

    · Come here,Itu randi. ("Itu-run-di")

    · Yes.,Avunu. ("AuNu")

    · No.,Ledu (or) Kadu. ("Lehdhu, KahDhu")

    · Excuse me. ("getting attention"),konchem itu choodandi (respectful). ("Yehvandi")

    · Excuse me. ("begging pardon"),idi naa porapaatu. ("ehkz-KYOOZ mee")

    · I'm sorry/Forgive me,Nannu kshaminchandi/manninchandi. ("Nan-nu-ksha-min-chan-di")

    · Goodbye,Selavu ("GUHD-bigh.")

    · Goodbye ("informal"),untanu(singular) untamu(pl);Bye; taataa ("BIGH; taa-taa")

    · I can't speak "name of language",Nenu "name of language" sarigga matladalenu. ("IGH cant speek ING-lush [wehl")

    · Do you speak English?,meeru english matladuthara ? ("ING-lish? Ma tla da tha ra")

    · Is there someone here who speaks English?,Ikkada anglamu maatlade vaaru evaraina unnara? ("Ik-kada angla bhasha maat-laadae vaaru eva-raaina un-naa-raa?")

    · Help!,Rakshinchandi! ("Rak-shin-chan-di!")

    · Look out!,Atu choodu! ("Atu-choo-du!")

    · Good morning. ("formal"),Shubhodayam. ("")("informal"): Namasthey.

    · Good evening.,("informal"): Namasthey.

    · Good night.,Shubharathri.("informal"): Namasthey.

    · Good night ("to sleep"),. ("")

    · I don't understand.,Naku ardham kaledu. (నాకు అర్దమ్ కాలేదు)

    · Where is the toilet?,Marugu dhoddi ekkada vundhi? ("")

    · Question Words

    · What,enti

    · How,ela

    · Where,ekkada (ఎక్కడ)

    · When,eppudu (ఎప్పుడు)

    · Who,evaru (ఎవరు)

    · How much?,Enta /enta/ ( ఎంత )

    · Which,edi

    · Now,ippudu

    · yes,Avunu /avunu/ ( అవును )

    · true,nijame

    · Negative Words

    · Don't want,Vaddu

    · don't have,Ledu

    · no,not that,Kaadu, adi kadu /kaːdu/ ( కాదు )

    · Don't know to do something,Raadu /raːdu/

    · I don't feel so great...,Naaku aarogyam baaledu

    · No idea,Teliyadu

    · I don’t understand,Naaku artham kaledu ( నాకు అర్ధం కాలేదు )

  • Problems

    · Leave me alone.,Nannu vantariga vodileyyandi

    · Don't touch me!,Nannu muttukoku (muttaku)/ Nannu tAka voddu

    · I'll call the police.,Nenu police ni pilustanu

    · Police!,Police!

    · Stop! Thief!,Apandi! Donga ni

    · I need your help.,Naaku mee sahayam kavali.

    · It's an emergency.,Idi atyavasarmu ("...")

    · I'm lost.,Nenu daari tappenu

    · I lost my bag.,Naa bag poyindhi

    · I lost my wallet.,Naa wallet (purse) poyindi

    · I'm sick.,Naaku vontlo baaga ledu

    · I've been injured.,Naaku debba tagilindi

    · I need a doctor.,Naaku Doctor Kavali. ("...")

    · Can I use your phone?,mee phone nenu vaada vacha?

  • Numbers

    · 0,zero ("sunna") - సున్న

    · 1,one ("OkaTi") - ఒకటి

    · 2,two ("renDu")

    · 3,three ("mooDu")

    · 4,four ("naalugu")

    · 5,five ("aidu")

    · 6,six ("aaru")

    · 7,seven ("ehDu")

    · 8,eight ("enimidi")

    · 9,nine ("tommidi")

    · 10,ten ("padhi")

    · 11,eleven ("padakondu")

    · 12,twelve ("pannendu")

    · 13,thirteen ("padamudu")

    · 14,fourteen ("padnalugu")

    · 15,fifteen ("padihenu")

    · 16,sixteen ("padaharu")

    · 17,seventeen ("padihedu")

    · 18,eighteen ("paddenimidi")

    · 19,nineteen ("panthommidi")

    · 20,twenty ("eravai" , "eruvadi")

    · 21,twenty-one ("eruvadi okati") - May also be spoken as "eravai okati"

    · 22,twenty-two ("eruvadi rendu") - May also be spoken as "eravai rendu"

    · 23,twenty-three ("eruvadi moodu")

    · 24,twenty-four ("eruvadi naalugu")

    · 25,twenty-five ("eruvadi aidu")

    · 30,thirty ("muppai")

    · 40,forty ("nalabai")

    · 50,fifty ("Yabhai")

    · 60,sixty ("aaravi")

    · 70,seventy ("dabbai")

    · 80,eighty ("enabai")

    · 90,ninety ("thombai")

    · 100,one hundred ("vanda")

    · 200,two hundred ("rendu vandalu")

    · 300,three hundred ("moodu vandalu")

    · 1000,one thousand ("veyyi")

    · 2000,two thousand ("rendu velu")

    · 100,000,one hundred thousand ("laksha")

    · 1,000,000,one million ("padi lakshalu")

    · 10,000,000,ten million ("koti")

    · 1,000,000,000,one thousand million in UK, one billion in USA ("vanda kotlu")

    · 1,000,000,000,000,formerly one billion in UK, one trillion in USA ("Laksha kotlu")

    · number _____ ("train, bus, etc."),number _____ ("...")

    · half,half ("Sagam")

    · less,less ("Takkuva")

    · more,more ("Ekkuva")

  • Time

    · now,now ("Ippudu")

    · later,later ("Taruvata")

    · before,before ("Mundu")

    · morning,morning ("Udayam")

    · afternoon,afternoon ("Madhyahnam")

    · evening,evening ("Sayantram")

    · night,night ("Ratri")

  • Clock time

    · one o'clock AM,one o'clock AM ("tellavaru jhaamu ontiganta")

    · two o'clock AM,two o'clock AM ("tellavaru jhaamu rendu")

    · noon,noon ("madhyahnam pannendu")

    · one o'clock PM,one o'clock PM ("madhyahnam ontiganta")

    · two o'clock PM,two o'clock PM ("madhyahnam rendu")

    · midnight,midnight ("ardharathri pannendu")

  • Duration

    · 1 second,1 second ("Oka Kshanam")

    · 10 minute(s),10 minute(s) ("Padi Nimishalu")

    · 10 hour(s),10 hour(s) ("Padi gantalu")

    · _1____ day(s),__1___ day(s) ("Oka Roju")

    · __1___ week(s),__1___ week(s) ("Oka Vaaram")

    · ___1__ month(s),__1___ month(s) ("Oka Nela")

    · ___1__ year(s),___1__ year(s) ("Oka Samvatsaram")

    · 1 Decade,1 Decade ("Oka Dasabdham")

    · 1 Centuary,1 Centuary ("Oka Satabdham")

  • Days

    · today,today ("Ee nadu/Nedu/Ee Roju")

    · yesterday,yesterday ("Ninna")

    · tomorrow,tomorrow ("Repu")

    · this week,this week ("ee vaaram")

    · last week,last week ("poyina vaaram/ Gatha Vaaram")

    · next week,next week ("Vache vaaram")

    · Sunday,Sunday ("aadi vaaram")

    · Monday,Monday ("Soma Vaaram")

    · Tuesday,Tuesday ("Mangala Vaaram")

    · Wednesday,Wednesday ("Budha Vaaram")

    · Thursday,Thursday ("Guru Vaaram")

    · Friday,Friday ("shukhra Vaaram")

    · Saturday,Saturday ("Shani vaaram")

  • Months

    · January,January ("...")

    · February,February ("...")

    · March,March ("...")

    · April,April ("...")

    · May,May ("...")

    · June,June ("...")

    · July,July ("...")

    · August,August ("...")

    · September,September ("...")

    · October,October ("...")

    · November,November ("...")

    · December,December ("...")

  • Writing time and date

    · The time is written the same in Telugu. As in all places in India, the format is Day/Month/Year.

    · Example: September 12, 2007

  • Colors

    · black,black ("nalupu")

    · white,white ("thelupu")

    · gray,gray ("boodida")

    · red,red ("erupu')

    · blue,blue ("neelam")

    · yellow,yellow ("pasupu...")

    · green,green ("Aaku Pachha")

    · orange,orange ("kamala rangu")

    · purple,purple ("bachala pandu rangu")

    · brown,brown ("godhuma rangu")

    · magenta,mag ("mag rangu")

  • Bus and train

    · How much is a ticket to _____?,How much is a ticket to _____? ("-- ku ticket entha?")

    · One ticket to _____, please.,One ticket to _____, please. ("-- ku oka ticket ivvandi")

    · Where does this train/bus go?,Where does this train/bus go? ("ee bus/train ekkadiki veltundi?")

    · Where is the train/bus to _____?,Where is the train/bus to _____? ("-- ku vellalsina bus/trian ekkada?")

    · Does this train/bus stop in _____?,Does this train/bus stop in _____? ("ee bus/train -- lo aagutunda?")

    · When does the train/bus for _____ leave?,When does the train/bus for _____ leave? ("-- ku bus/train eppudu bayaluderutundi?")

    · When will this train/bus arrive in _____?,When will this bus arrive in _____? ("-- ku bus/trian eppudu cherutundi?")

  • Directions

    · How do I get to _____ ?,How do I get to _____ ? ("Nenu _____ ki yela vellali?")

    · ...the train station?,...the train station? ("railway station")

    · ...the bus station?,...the bus station? ("bus stand/RTC complex")

    · ...the airport?,...the airport? ("air port")

    · ...downtown?,...downtown? ("main bazaaru")

    · ...the youth hostel?,...the youth hostel? ("Vidhyardhulaa Vasathigtruhamu")

    · ...the _____ hotel?,...the _____ hotel? ("hotel/lodge")

    · ...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate?,...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? ("...")

    · Where are there a lot of...,Where are there a lot of... ("Yekkuva _____ yekkada vunnayi?")

    · ...hotels?,...hotels? ("hotels/lodges")

    · ...restaurants?,...restaurants? ("hotels/tiffin centers")

    · ...bars?,...bars? ("bars")

    · ...sites to see?,...sites to see? ("chooda dagga pradesalu")

    · Can you show me on the map?,Can you show me on the map? ("Patam lo chupinchandi")

    · street,street ("veedhi")

    · Turn left.,Turn left. ("yedama vypu ki tirugu")

    · Turn right.,Turn right. ("kudi vypu ki tirugu")

    · left,left ("yedama")

    · right,right ("kudi")

    · straight ahead,straight ahead ("seeda ga munduku / neruga munduku")

    · towards the _____,towards the _____ ("vypu")

    · past the _____,past the _____ ("taruvata")

    · before the _____,before the _____ ("mundu")

    · Watch for the _____.,Watch for the _____. ("-- kosam chudandi")

    · intersection,intersection ("koodali/crossing")

    · north,north ("uttaram")

    · south,south ("dakshinam")

    · east,east ("toorpu")

    · west,west ("padamara")

    · uphill,uphill ("yettugadda/konda pyki")

    · downhill,downhill ("konda kindaki")

  • Taxi

    · Taxi!,Taxi! ("Auto")

    · Take me to _____, please.,Take me to _____, please. ("nannu -- ki teesukuvellandi")

    · How much does it cost to get to _____?,How much does it cost to

    · get to _____? ("-- ku velladaniki entha avutundi?")

    · Take me there, please.,Take me there, please. ("nannu akkadiki teesukuvellandi")

  • Lodging

    · Do you have any rooms available?,("Gadhulu khaaliga unnaaya?")

    · How much is a room for one person/two people?,("okkariki/iddariki gadi entha avutundi?")

    · Does the room come with...,

    · ...bedsheets?,("duppati")

    · ...a bathroom?,("snanala gadi")

    · ...a telephone?,("phone/doorashravani / dooravani")

    · ...a TV?,("TV/dooradharshani")

    · May I see the room first?,

    · Do you have anything quieter?,

    · ...bigger?,("Peddavi?")

    · ...cleaner?,("shubramga unnavi")

    · ...cheaper?,("takkuva dhara vi")

    · OK, I'll take it.,("Sare, Nenu idi Teesukuntanu")

    · I will stay for _____ night(s).,. ("Ikkada nenu -- raatrulu unta")

    · Can you suggest another hotel?,("Inka edayina hotel suchinchagalara?")

    · Do you have a safe?,("Beeruwa unda?")

    · ...lockers?,("Saamanula Peattea")

    · Is breakfast/supper included?,("Alpaaharam / Ratri Bhojhanam isthara?")

    · What time is breakfast/supper?,("Alpaaharam / Ratri bojanam ennintiki pedtaru?")

    · Please clean my room.,("Naa room subra parachandi")

    · Can you wake me at _____? | ("Nannu -- intiki leputara?")

    · I want to check out.,("Nenu gadi khaali cheyyali anukontunnanu")

  • Money

    · Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars?,("American/Australian/Canadian dollars teesukuntara?")

    · Do you accept British pounds?,("British pounds teesukuntara")

    · Do you accept credit cards?,("credit cards teesukuntara?")

    · Can you change money for me?,("Dabbulu marchagalara?")

    · Where can I get money changed?,("Dabbulu ekkada maarchuko galanu?")

    · Can you change a traveler's check for me?,("traveler's check maarchagalara?")

    · Where can I get a traveler's check changed?,("traveler's check ekkada maarchukogalanu?")

    · What is the exchange rate?,("exchange rate entha?")

    · Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)?,("ATM ekkada undi?")

  • Eating

    · A table for one person/two people, please.,A table for one person/two people, please. ("okallaki/iddariki oka balla")

    · Can I look at the menu, please?,Can I look at the menu, please? ("Daicheesi, nenu menu choodachaa?")

    · Can I look in the kitchen?,Can I look in the kitchen? ("wontagadi choodavacha?")

    · Is there a house specialty?,Is there a house specialty? (akkada ellu pratyekata enti..?)

    · Is there a local specialty?,Is there a local specialty? (akka local pratyekata unda..?)

    · I'm a vegetarian.,I'm a vegetarian. ("nenu Saakaaharini")

    · I don't eat pork.,I don't eat pork. ("Nenu Pandi Mamsam Tinanu")

    · I don't eat beef.,I don't eat beef. ("Nenu Goddu Mamsam Tinanu")

    · I only eat kosher food.,I only eat kosher food. ("...")

    · Can you make it "lite", please? ("less oil/butter/lard"),Can you make it "lite", please? ("dayachesi Ghee/Noona thakkuva chayyagalara?")

    · fixed-price meal,fixed-price meal ("bojanam okate dhara")

    · à la carte,à la carte ("...")

    · breakfast,breakfast ("alpaharam")

    · brunch,brunch ("Tiffin")

    · lunch,lunch ("bhojanam")

    · tea ("teneeru"),tea (teneeru)

    · super,super ("chala bagundi")

    · I want _____.,I want _____. ("Naku kavali...")

    · I want a dish containing _____.,I want a dish containing _____. ("...")

    · chicken,chicken ("kodi mamsam")

    · beef,beef ("goddu mamsam")

    · fish,fish ("cheapa ")

    · ham,ham ("...")

    · sausage,sausage ("...")

    · eggs,eggs ("guddu(singular),gudlu(plural)")

    · salad,salad ( tinataniki anni rakalu veg/fruits mukkalu gaa kosinavi )

    · (fresh) vegetables,(fresh) vegetables ("Taaja Kooragayalu")

    · (fresh) fruit,(fresh) fruit ('Taaja Pandlu")

    · bread,bread ("Rottea")

    · toast,toast (doraga vepinadi )

    · noodles,noodles ()

    · rice,rice ("Annam")

    · beans,beans ("Chikkudu")

    · May I have a glass of _water____?,May I have a glass of _____? ("naaku oka lota neellu___ ivvagalara?")

    · May I have a cup of _tea____?,May I have a cup of _____? (oka cup tea ivvandi)

    · May I have a bottle of _____?,May I have a bottle of _____? ("naku oka _____bottel kavali")

    · coffee,coffee ("...")

    · tea ("drink"),tea ("teaneeru")

    · juice,juice ("rasam")

    · (bubbly) water,water ("neellu / neeru")

    · water,water ("neellu")

    · beer,beer ("...")

    · red/white wine,red/white wine ("...")

    · May I have some _____?,May I have some _____? ("naaku koncham ____ ivvagalara?")

    · salt,salt ("uppu")

    · black pepper,black pepper ("Miriyalu")

    · butter,butter ("venna")

    · Excuse me, waiter? ("getting attention of server"),Excuse me, waiter? ("...")

    · I'm finished.,I'm finished. ( nenu purti chesanu )

    · It was delicious.,It was delicious. ("adi chaalaa kamma gaa vundi")

    · Please clear the plates.,Please clear the plates. ("dayachesi plates theeseyandi")

    · The check, please.,The check, please. ("dayachesi cheque ivvandi")

  • Bars

    · Do you serve alcohol?,Do you serve alcohol? ("Mandhu unda?")

    · Is there table service?,Is there table service? ("Table service unda")

    · A beer/two beers, please.,A beer/two beers, please. ("...")

    · A glass of red/white wine, please.,A glass of red/white wine, please. ("...")

    · A pint, please.,A pint, please. ("...")

    · A bottle, please.,A bottle, please. ("...")

    · _____ ("hard liquor") and _____ ("mixer"), please.,_____ and _____, please. ("...")

    · whiskey,whiskey ("...")

    · vodka,vodka ("...")

    · rum,rum ("...")

    · water,water ("neeru / neellu")

    · club soda,club soda ("...")

    · tonic water,tonic water ("...")

    · orange juice,orange juice ("...")

    · Coke ("soda"),Coke ("...")

    · Do you have any bar snacks?,Do you have any bar snacks? ("Thinadaaniki emaina unnaya")

    · One more, please.,One more, please. ("Inkokati")

    · Another round, please.,Another round, please. ("Inka okati")

    · When is closing time?,When is closing time? ("Closing time enti?")

  • Shopping

    · Do you have this in my size?,Do you have this in my size? ("Idi naa size lo wunda?")

    · How much is this?,How much is this? ("Idi enta outhundee")

    · That's too expensive.,That's too expensive. ("adi chaala ekkuva khareedainadi")

    · Would you take _____?,Would you take _____? ("___ni theesukuntara?")

    · expensive,expensive ("khareedainadi")

    · cheap,cheap ("chavaka")

    · I can't afford it.,I can't afford it. ("...")

    · I don't want it.,I don't want it. ("Naku Idi vaddu")

    · You're cheating me.,You're cheating me. ("nuvvu nannu mosam chesthunnaavu")

    · I'm not interested.,I'm not interested. ("naku istam ledu")

    · OK, I'll take it.,OK, I'll take it. ("sare Theesukunta")

    · Can I have a bag?,Can I have a bag? ("naku oka sanchi Ivvagalara...")

    · Do you ship (overseas)?,Do you ship (overseas)? ("...")

    · I need...,I need... ("naku avasaram...")

    · ...toothpaste.,...toothpaste. ("Dhanthadhavana churnam...")

    · ...a toothbrush.,...a toothbrush. ("...")

    · ...tampons.,...tampons. ("...")

    · ...soap.,...soap. ("sabbu")

    · ...shampoo.,...shampoo. ("...")

    · ...pain reliever. ("e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen"),...pain reliever. ("...Noppi nivarini")

    · ...cold medicine.,...cold medicine. ("jalubu mandu")

    · ...stomach medicine.,...stomach medicine. ("kadupu noppi mandu/ potta noppi mandu")

    · ...a razor.,...a razor. ("...")

    · ...an umbrella.,...an umbrella. ("godugu")

    · ...sunblock lotion.,...sunblock lotion. ("...")

    · ...a postcard.,...a postcard. ("utharam")

    · ...postage stamps.,...postage stamps. ("...")

    · ...batteries.,...batteries. ("...")

    · ...writing paper.,...writing paper. ("...vrasukone kaagithamu")

    · ...a pen.,...a pen. ("kalamu")

    · ...English-language books.,...English-language books. ("aangla basha pustakamulu")

    · ...English-language magazines.,...English-language magazines. ("...aangla basha patrikalu")

    · ...an English-language newspaper.,...an English-language newspaper. ("oka aangla basha varthaapatrika")

    · ...an English-English dictionary.,...an English-English dictionary. ("oka aanglamu-aanglamu nighantuvu...")

  • Driving

    · I want to rent a car.,I want to rent a car. (naaku caru addeku kavali)

    · Can I get insurance?,Can I get insurance? ("Naaku bhima vastunda?")

    · stop ("on a street sign"),stop ("aagumu")

    · one way,one way (oka vaipu margam)

    · yield,yield ("...")

    · no parking,no parking ("Ichchata vaahanamulu niluparaadu")

    · speed limit,speed limit (parimita vegam)-- 09:23, 16 December 2011 (EST)

    · gas ("petrol") station,petrol bunk (banku)

    · petrol,petrol ()

    · diesel,diesel ("...")

  • Authority

    · I haven't done anything wrong.,I haven't done anything wrong. ("nenu ye tappu cheyyaledu")

    · It was a misunderstanding.,It was a misunderstanding. ("nannu apardam chesukunnaru")

    · Where are you taking me?,Where are you taking me? ("nannu ekkadiki teesuku veltunnaru")

    · Am I under arrest?,Am I under arrest? ("nenu khaidu cheya baddana ?( nannu khaidu chesaara?")

    · I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen.,I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen. ("nenu oka American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen ")

    · I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate.,I need to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. (" nenu maa embassy tho maatlaadaali")

    · I want to talk to a lawyer.,I want to talk to a lawyer. ("nenu oka lawyer tho maatlaadaali")

    · Can I just pay a fine now?,Can I just pay a fine now? ("nenu jarimaana kattavaccha?")

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