Kannada is a Southern Dravidian language and according to scholar Sanford B. Steever, its history can be conventionally divided into three stages: Old Kannada (Halegannada) from 450–1200 AD, Middle Kannada (Nadugannada) from 1200–1700 and Modern Kannada from 1700 to the present. Kannada is influenced to a considerable degree by Sanskrit.
Dharwad Kannada, Gulbarga Kannada, Vijayapura Kannada South-western Arebhashe, Tiptur Kannada, Rabakavi, Nanjangudu Kannada South Karnataka Aruvu, Bangalore Kannada, Chamarajanagar Kannada, Mandya kannada, Banakal Kannada languages. Badagu is the Kannada-related language spoken by the Badaga community in the Nilgiri region in Tamil Nadu.
Kannada is a Dravidian language, which is a different language family from the Indo-European or Aryan languages of the north, such as Hindi but close to the other southern languages like Telugu. It has about 1500 years of written history. The first version is known as the Old Kannada script.
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- Purvahalegannada grammar
- Halmidi textual analysis
Old Kannada or Halegannada is the Kannada language which transformed from Purvada halegannada or Pre-old Kannada during the reign of the Kadambas of Banavasi. The Modern Kannada language has evolved in four phases over the years. From the Purva Halegannada in the 5th century, to the Halegannada between the 9th and 11th century, the Nadugannada between the 12th and 17th century, it has evolved to the present day Hosagannada from 18th century to present. Hosagannada is the official language of the
Halegannada is derived from two Kannada terms, haḷe and Kannaḍa. Haḷe, a prefix in Kannada language, means old or ancient. In Kannada grammar there are sandhis in which while pronouncing two words in combined form, the k becomes g and so haḷe and Kannaḍa together becomes Haḷegannaḍa.
Purvada HaleGannada A replica of the original Halmidi inscription at Halmidi village A 5th century copper coin was discovered at Banavasi with an inscription in the Kannada script, one of the oldest such coins ever discovered. In a report published by the Mysore Archaeological Department in 1936, Dr. M. H. Krishna, who discovered the inscription in 1936 dated the inscription to 450 CE. This inscription in old-Kannada was found in Halmidi village near Hassan district. Many other inscriptions havi
The grammar of the ancient Kannada language was in general more complex than of modern Kannada which has some similarities of old Tamil. Phonology wise, there was full use of the now obsolete letters ೞ and ಱ. Aspirated letters were not normally used, as there was less an influence from Sanskrit. Words were permitted to end in consonants, the permitted consonants being: ನ್ ಣ್ ಲ್ ಳ್ ೞ್ ರ್ ಱ್ ಯ್ ಮ್. If words were borrowed from Sanskrit, they were changed ...
The inscription is in verse form indicating the authors of the inscription had a good sense of the language structure. The inscription is written in pre-old Kannada, which later evolved into old Kannada, middle Kannada and eventually modern Kannada. The Halmidi inscription is the earliest evidence of the usage of Kannada as an administrative language.
The pillar on which the inscription was written stands around 4 feet high. Its top has been carved into an arch, onto which the figure of a wheel has been carved, which is probably intended to represent the Sudarshana Chakra of Vishnu. The following lines are carved on the front of the pillar: 1. jayati śri-pariṣvāṅga-śārṅga vyānatir-acytāḥ dānav-akṣṇōr-yugānt-āgniḥ śiṣṭānān=tu sudarśanaḥ 2. namaḥ śrīmat=kadaṁbapan=tyāga-saṁpannan kalabhōranā ari ...
The Kannada Wikipedia (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಶ್ವಕೋಶ) is the Kannada-language edition of Wikipedia. Started in June 2003, it is moderately active and as of February 2021, it has 26,797 articles with 112 active users. Also, it is the twelfth-most popular Wikipedia in the Indian subcontinent.
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ಕನ್ನಡ ಕಲಿಯಿರಿ (Learn Kannada) ಕನ್ನಡ ಬರುತ್ತೆ (Learn spoken Kannada) ಕನ್ನಡ ಲಿಪಿಯ ವಿಕಾಸ; ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಪರಿಷತ್ತು: ಕನ್ನಡವೆಂಬ ಜ್ಞಾನದ ಭಾಷೆ; ಜಿ.ಎನ್ ದೇವಿ; ೨೮-೧೦-೨೦೧೮
Kannada is the official language of the state of Karnataka, as the native language of 66.54% of its population as of 2011 and is one of the classical languages of India. Other linguistic minorities in the state were Urdu (10.83%), Telugu (5.84%), Tamil (3.45%), Marathi (3.38%), Hindi (3.3%), Tulu (2.61%), Konkani (1.29%), Malayalam (1.27%) and ...
The Kannada people or Kannadigas (IAST: Kannaḍiga) ("Kannadigas" is a term obtained by adding the English suffix "-s" to "kannadiga" to make it plural."Kannadigaru" is the plural form in Kannada), are speakers of Kannada language and trace their ancestry to the state of Karnataka in India and its surrounding regions.
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