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


    Pronunciation guide

    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
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         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
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             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"


    Phrase list

    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
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            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 [well].
            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? (')
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    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 )
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    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
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         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 [informal], 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)
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    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.)
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            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)
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    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
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            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 (...)
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    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

                 USA: 09/12/2007
                 Telugu: 12/09/2007


    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)


    Transportation

    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?)
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    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)
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    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.
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           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...
    (gadi -- tho vastunda?)
    ...bedsheets?
           (duppati)
    ...a bathroom?
           (snanala gadi)
    ...a telephone?
           (phone/doorashravani / dooravani)
    ...a TV?
           (TV/dooradharshani)
    May I see the room first?
    (Nenu mundhuga gadhi choodavachcha?)
    Do you have anything quieter?
    (Koncham nishabdam ga unnavi yehmaina unnaaya?)
    ...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?
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          (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)
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    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
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             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)
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    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 (...)
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    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...)
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    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.
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             ...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)--209.252.78.210 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 )
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    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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    Article Sources and Contributors
    Telugu phrasebook  Source: http://en.wikivoyage.org/w/index.php?oldid=2078269  Contributors: (WT-en) Gedran, (WT-en) Gkreddy, (WT-en) Idavidv, (WT-en) Inas, (WT-en) Laddu k,
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