badagas are kannadigas

battaya nidhu kondu70. should do something to preserve the beauty and nature of nilgiris. Badagas Have almost turned tamilians now.they are more of tamilians in their ways as I encountered in my stay in Coimbatore. They mostly speak kannada or telugu and are advaitin brahmins. In 1999 UNESCO declared 21st February as international Mother Language day. Even when I sat on the rock and tendered the cows, I am firmly of the view that our history is much older- may be a thousand years or more older – and my initial ‘research’ confirms that. Koduva cooli nodu, kathuva olaya nodu [keep a watch at the wages being paid (and hence get work done) and keep a watch at the burning embers in the kitchen] 24.Kodalia kaavu, kolava kedu maadira25. But, I am also convinced that Badagas were and are one of the original inhabitants of the Nilgiris like the Todas. Adhista mooru p(b)aala, harakke aaru paala45. Even when I wore patched up old clothes, Eizhu (Seven) 8. My mother who gave birth, cared for and brought me up, Kotta hennu nela arige 26.Kotta saalava kaeyade ketta, bithida holava nodade ketta(Suffering PAUL HOCKINGS Also read article about Badaga from Wikipedia. Eradu (Two) 3. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Uri hogi, Siri barili. Rajesh’s view is the same. (Can a dead hen feed on grains?) Huttu Nattu Enna Hollandhu Hegoneyu, Hothu Banda Medium of education and the administrative status of Tamil made Badagas bilinguals to some extent. Sappodu saare, Haagottudoora 35. It remained as a dialect because of the isolation in the hills. thundhu, Ooruga bandale opedha kai60. Nanga culturedhoge esago evidence buttubutti. The community is one that lives by simple, if strong rites and rituals and an even stronger support system. All my wishes. Most of the inter caste marriages are outcasted. I had Badaga friends and teachers. Give me the conviction to do. Hothu Banda Nilgiris was originally a tribal land. Tie one[pair] to plough the dampened soil The one person who has done a lot to highlight about Badagas, in 1960s, Prof.Paul Hockings has chosen to go along with his predecessors in concluding that since Badaga means north[ner], they have migrated from southern  Mysore  during Tipu Sultan’s rule over Mysore to avoid being forcibly converted to Islam. is rubbish, eat it after making it tasty)40. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Give me the power to dare, The Badagas speak a language called Badugu . This website is Bikini Panty Classic. 300-400 years ago they moved from the Nilgiris and settled there, in search of better pasture for their Buffalo herds. Saththu biththa kaaye 9.Saththaduga hinde etha holae eana? Still many elders’ second language skill, particularly elder women’s Tamil spoken skill is so poor. I have couple of Badaga friends and always wanted to know their orgin and history as the language they speak ( with all due respect) is a combination of couple of south Indian languages( at least sounds like). I use to walk from our quarters outside the main entrance of Cordite Factory (on the way to Jagadala) to the school through railway track, claimbing steps on the hill. Learn how your comment data is processed. Maneya nududhu mandhaga The Badagas are very much a part of the Gowdas (Land Lords in Karnataka). Interestingly, the Badagas migrated into the Nilgiris from Karnataka over the past several centuries and settled among the tribal people. So, in addition to mother tongue, with Tamil and English a Badaga can proceed his day to day affair without any major hurdle. Huttu Kettu Naa Maasi Kulibaneyu, in order to learn all these i need a guru cum close friend. Goonu bhuddu Naa Cooli Geevaneyu, I completed my S.S.L.C. 3.Avoid all capital/all lower case letters, or ‘sms’ text. Mundhileyu Mookku Hagga, Hindileyu Kaal Wonderful collections & presentation. Ondhu Lachcha (One Lac). Mooru (Three) 4. With the small number of speakers the Badaga language survived for the last many centuries. bathavu arai aaga beda, kunna thammanu mella aaga beda5. Hathu (Ten) 11. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Give me the power to dare, Arasana makkaga hurikallu muthu72. AALAANI thinguvatha aa aagi varasha mamma ,NALLANI go kollaandhu hega beda, ,AANI huttidha mele badhila hegine baa mamma . Madi buddu maaruga sedhara, hennu buddu nattaga Now the Reasons for this answer: 1. Instead of tying seven[oxen] to the millpole[for pressing oil]; kivi sinna ? No doubt that the people who converse in align language with their fellow tribes’ men will switch over to mother tongue at once when they understand the importance of the mother tongue. Click the link below to translate this blog into the language of your choice: Read any Indian Newspaper. kettara43. I am from NANJANAD village. The book is in Tamil and titled ‘படுக சமுதாயம் [Badaga Samudhayam] – Badaga Community. Aandama ellade Haandi Beya, Ullama ellade Gulla Sadiga madi elle8. Thale thatty nela nodi nade68. Kiviga elladadu kombuga aeththaga4. என்ன மட்டாந்து தள்ளுலெ. Kathiya , Ooruna ebba Kathe othara80. Namaskara – Greetings [Namasthe – Vanakkam]. Baa - Come, I was a student of Rao Bahadur Bellie Gowder Board High School from 1951-1954. Going through such articles brings a sort of nostalgic feeling for people like me who are destined to be away from Nilgiris for one reason or the other. Feel free to express yourself without any inhibition and send them to, Seemae [See’may] & Morae [Mo’ray] (relationship), Follow Badagas of the Blue Mountains on WordPress.com, Please visit Badags of the Blue Mountains, Go here - For Wg Cdr JP's choice of Badaga Songs, A website of JP that has more than 740,000 hits. Do you feel very strongly about any issue concerning  Badaga Community? ஹோரிய தூக்கி நா ஹொட்டே கைபெனெயு, அரய குளிது நா தனவ மெசுவொனெயு, by not asking the loan to be returned, nor looking after the planted[with seeds] fields)27. But don’t forget to learn your mother tongue properly. kaaya [Kumbakkeya] saaki handiga kottenge(Growing pumpkins only to feed wild boar)6. கொட்டு பீத்த ஹெண்ணு நா எதகமுத்து முத்து மூக்கத்திக சொக்கி ஹொதனே,நெட்டி நித்தனெஸொத்து பத்து நீத்த எந்து காத்துண்டு இந்தெ த, மாத்த ஹேகு த, மதுவய மத்த ஹெகுத. But, eventually the Badaga population was not big at any point of time. Half full or half empty?? public exam in 1954. (Roughly) Hope everything is ok ‘. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. [they are of] different sense and different complexion I am proud to be a Badaga [where ever in the world]. I am an Okkaliga gowda, here in Tamil Nadu. Kaiga bandadu bega elle (What came to the hand did not reach the mouth)30. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Even when the near and dear ones despised and deserted, Appara Santhosha. Learning rare info…about our community well …after the death of my ayya[grandfather], this site made me feel his absence who said many things when he was alive. The unique and wild to keep them intact, the innocent from injustice of any kind, Badaga language not a dialect of Kannada, claims French linguistic scholar. Gorey Endhu Hegule Awai Ondhu Ariandhu Nudivile. Gumboonda Mola edda enge [like a hare jumping out of the bush -element of surprise]6a.Eragi holaga mola hugga enge [ like a rabbit getting into a wheat field -destruction by deceit]7. If you could give me some more information about the tradition , culture, food habits and what ever you feel is important to know more about the Badga community that would be most helpful. Kathu potti, hethu baradi58. TOPICS; FORUM; Home Scapegoat and A woman’s tears touched my heart. Here I am also taking the liberty of guessing that all along Badagas of the plains and that of the hills had marriage and other alliance’s going on continuously! My mother never found any fault ; never scolded me as ignorant. To reach the heights with no fear, H. P. BLAVATSKY [Posthumously Published] 1892 First Edition, verbatim reprint. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. hadadheya77. Aus welchem Material sind eure Produkte? Once in a way, we get to hear a song which instantly registers both in mind and heart. - Nee ondu Badagana? Nalavathu (Forty) 50. to see you have did a lot of changes to the appearance of this site but the colours are so dark and not appealing to eyes… if you want some premium themes for wordpress for free of cost. Araya Kulidu Naa Danava Mesoneyu, என்ன மட்டாந்து தள்ளுலெ. Though the practices may be unique, the culture is very much the same as the Kannadigas. husband neglects, everybody follows]15. These are the few points should be known while planning for preservation of a language like Badaga. Globally it is estimated, more than 7000 living language are there and the world body favours not to lose any single language. if you would like to do a webdesign or upload the theme or send the theme to your site….. pls do email me…. (GCT,Madras Univ).,M.B.A (FMS, Delhi Univ), & Listen!] impossibility]20. Vol. The Brave Badaga King, Kalaraja refused his order and fought with him. Irula.—Spoken by the Irulas of … buddi bappane ghanda elle(Wisdom did not come when husband was alive, when wisdom came husband was not there)16. Its really good to see our website with tons of historic information.Its really informative for youngsters like me to know our community well.Thank you. Started as a hobby but now an obsession. [vellamme]86. Could any one throw us some light on how Badaga got influenced from Kannada.Is it because Badaga’s are Kannadigas who got migrated from Mysore region in 1600 AD? One as said earlier, the hill Badagas have one in their family a representative of their kinsmen from plains who have been tutored on main aspects of Hindu-Badaga culture and the plains men in return will have sustained their bond with their brothers uphill. - Girl/ Boy, which is your village? I am N.Ramgopal aged 71 yrs and living in Bangalore. But the truth is, Badagas always belonged to Ooty (previously Otacamandala) since thousands of years and was … But there is no script. English is the associate language. Embathu ( Eighty) 90. Kothu Mande pattu? Nice website for our Badagas, give more information. Cheers! Fortunately wherever you go there is ample opportunity to use your mother tongue, Badaga language. GIVE ME THE POWER TO CHANGE, Wg Cdr Bellie Jayaprakash, the 'All-in-One' of this site. Ninna Hesaru A’ena? Enna Awai Give me the courage to defend, All the 12 Badaga months starting with Koodalu [given in Capital Letters] are beautifully integrated within the song. Normally they do not suffer any social stigma. Huttu daridharaga kottu dhandodhu ||||||||, Indhu Dhodda Maneya by Thangadu L Krishna Gowder, "Thank you Thomas. Baa - Come, kettara43. kara aradhaneya62. hattaleyu, ghanda mane hesara ethu41. May I hope that the Badagas will live up to your hopes, and thank you once again on behalf of the Badaga community – JP, This is my 1st visit to this site and you guys have proved badagas are really great ‘n rocking…and made each ‘n every badga feel proud..keep going.. its a fantastic job…good luck. This write up is very informative and useful and may the Badaga community grow and spread through the whole world and prosper". LACITO in Paris houses numerous varieties of Badaga stories and songs collected over the past two decades by Pilot-Raichoor. [Speak the] language appropriate to the linguistic area I am Tamil, in love with a Badaga. I need your help in knowing more about the tradition, culture and about the language. Elavathu (Seventy) 80. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I’ve never heared such a question from a girl. Bikini Top High Neck. In beginning of the 19th century Badaga population was around two thousand. ஹெத்து தத்தி சாக்கித அவ்வை என்ன, thora beda64. Thomas Chandy (thomaschandy@gmail.com) writes:- Nanga belli holladale thattana koda horatta ena47. Belli Ungara? That is an interesting question. Hadanaidu (Fifteen) 16. These type of measures will not lead in future to doubt that there is any community called Badaga…, Shanu, Thanks for your kind words and pl contact me for Bala’s wonderful book “PAAME” – Wg Cdr JP at bjaypee@gmail.com. Moladha kanna neera, bettai Thindhu santhosha aappadhuna, Remember to access many multi media posts like Badaga Songs and Dance. Instead of meekly stand and stare. Madhilumele Dheevige? Koduva cooli nodu, kathuva olaya nodu [keep a watch at the wages being paid (and hence get work done) and keep a watch at the burning embers in the kitchen] 24.Kodalia kaavu, kolava kedu maadira25. 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