Thursday, January 8, 2004

Tamil computer terms

What do u think is "Previous" in Tamil? Whats "Do you want to delete selected item"? Now dont go attempting to come up with pure Tamil words when you can have much more fun reading the Tanglish Madras version of all Computer terms (LOL)!!!!

For those who know Tamil, this is a real treat! Be prepared to roll around the floor and laugh :))

Open = thora naina

Close = pothiko

Print Preview = paathu printadi

View = looku vudu

Cut = vetu - kuthu

Paste = ottu

Paste Special = nalla echcha thottu ottu

File = failu

Save = vechukko

Save as = Aiye ipdi vechukko

Save All = alaathium vechukko

Find = thedu

Find Again = inoru thaba thedu

Move = jaga vaangu

Zoom = persa kaatu

Zoom Out = velilavanthu persa kaatu

New = pucchu

Old = palsu

Replace = itha thooki athle podu athe thooki ithle podu

Run = odu naina

Execute = kollu

Delete = keesidu

Tools = spanneru

Toolsbar = spanner setu

Exit = odra dei

Compress = amukipodu

Scrollbar = inge angae aladathey

Next = appaala

Previous = munaagati

Trash bin = kuppai thotti

Drag & hold = nallaa ilthu pudi

Double click = rendu dhabaa

Do you want to delete selected item? = Maiyalume thukirava?

Do you want to move selected item? = Maiyalume kadasidava?

Do you want to save selected item? = Maiyalume vachukkava?

Abort, Retry, Ignore = Ishtam illati uttudu

Yes,No,Cancel = ippa innaa sollikeere nee

General protection fault = Allam Gali

Access denied = Kai veche, keesiduven

Unrecoverable error = Bada bejaruma

Operation illegal = Bemali...Savugrakki...Kasmalam

The source, by the way, is Sree Lakshmi. Go Girl!

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