சனி, ஜூலை 17, 2010

TOTFL - TEST OF TAMIL AS FOREIGN LANGUAGE (Dare To Take It !!!) Enjoy!

This is what American students have to attempt to get into Chennai colleges!


Vazhalka Tamil valarka Tamil???????...


You, Here is a small test to check your Thamizh proficiency:
Are you ready to take the TOTFL (Test of Thamizh as a Foreign Language)? Joot!


Questions:


1) What do you do with a Gujili?

a) Gujaals b) Gilma c) Gilpans d) Galij

2) What is a Jujubi ?

a) Something sweet b) An easy one c) A tough one d) An Alwaa

3) What is Alwaa?
a) Something you find in Tirunelveli b) What a girlfriend gives when she marries someone else
c) A laddu d) Jujubi

4) What is the respectful way to address a friend?
a) Machi b) Sir c) By name d) Aiya

5) Who is a 'Frooti' ?
a) A studious person b) A sportsman c) The professor d) A soft drink

6) When someone says 'nambittaen', what do they mean?
a) I don't believe you! b) Sure, I believe you c) Are you nuts?? d) I have to catch a bus

7) Who or what is Peter?
a) A tourist b) Someone who talks only in English c) Peter Jones d) Your teacher

8) For which of the following ! events will you say 'Gumbaloda Govinda'?

a) When you go to Tirupati as a group b) When the entire gang has been caught watching ' _X_ '- Movie
c) When you do group studies d) Meeting a Hindi actor

9) What is a 'rupture'?
a) Kadi b) Draabai c) Trouble d) Danger

10) When Someone refering to a woman as 'Seriyana Kattai'?
a) She is genius b) she is lean c) she had looted all guys eyes... d) she wears wooden chappals.

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Refer the following Dictionary Of Madras Tamilu to pass in this TOTFL Exam...
Allwa - to cheat
Aatha - Mother
Abase - Loot adiththal
Alppam - A silly/cheap dude
Anna - The elder brother
Anni - Anna's figure
Appeettu - Unsuccessful
Asaththal - Kalakkal
Ba! jari - A not-so-friendly figure
Bandha - Pillim
Bekku - Fool
Body - Muscular Machi
Chithee - Aunty Figure
Dapsa/Doop - Lie
Desi Gujili - An Indian figure in US
Dhil - Courage
Dhool - Super
Dham - To smoke
Daavu - Site seeing
Dickielona - A friendly game played in Delhi (courtesy: Senthil & Goundamani in the Movie Gentleman)
Damaram - Deaf
Dori - Squint-eyed Figure item - Young/Attractive Lady/Women/Girl
Freeyaavidu - Forget it
Gaali - Appeettu
Gujili - Figure
Guru - Head of the gang
Gujaals - Having fun with Gujilis
Gaanapaattu - Rap song sung by Machis
Galeej - Dirty
Gilli, Goli - Traditional games played in Madras
Goltti - A dude from Andhra
Jakku - An exclamation on seeing a not-so-Takkar figure (see Jil below)
Jollu - Bird watching
Jilpaans - Gujaals
Jute - Esc! ape when caught up by girlfriend's father.
Jujubi - Easy
Jil - An exclamation on seeing a Takkar figure
Jalsa - Same as Gujaals
Kaattaan - Uncivilized/ Rude Machi
Kenai - Idiot
Kikku / Mabbu - Intoxicated/ under influence
Kalakkalls - To cause a flutter
Kanai pakri - Friend of ushar pakri
Kindal - To make Fun
Kaka adikarathu - Putting soaps to someone
K M L - Kedacha Mattum Labam
Kutti - Figure
Kudumba figure - Homeloving Gujli
Kudumba paatu - A song with which machis identify themselves
Kulls - A short machi
Laddu - Allva
Loot adiththal - to steal
Maams - One cool dude
Maanga - Fool
Machi - Maams
Mandai - A sharp guy
Mary - feminine of Peter
Mavu - refer O B.
Nachunu - Bull's eye
Nambitten - I don't believe you
Naattu Katt! ai - A well-built village figure
Naattan - Villager
Naamam - To cheat
Naina - Father (courtesy Telugu)
Kadalai - Machi talking to a Gujili or vice versa
OB - To waste time
Ottal - To make fun of some one
Ondrai anna - Worthless
Pattaani - Machi talking to Machi or Gujli talking to Gujli
Peter Party - Machi trying to show off by talking in hi-fi English
Pathni - A figure who goes around the block
Pakkri - A shrewd dude
Petta - Area
Pisaaththu - Cheap
Pillim - Show-off
Peela - To lie
Rambo - A manly figure
Sister - Often used by Machis while Approaching Figures for the first time
Songi - Lazy
Saanthu pottu - Possibility of getting beaten by a stick (courtesy Movie : Thevar Magan)
Takkar figure - Semma figure
Thanni - Liquor
Thalaivar - Leader
Tin katrathu - Getting into trouble (courtesy Movie: Anjali)
Ushar pakri - Smart pakri
Vennai - Fruit
Weightaana figure - A very attractive/rich figure
Wrong kaatradhu - Acting indifferently

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