I know the meaning and I think it is against the naming convention. The meaning is (Nanhesru, correct me if I am wrong)
"Why do you want my name?".
[The language is Kannada, spoken in the state of Karnataka in India.]
Nanhesru, why don't you use your real name? I liked some of your posts and would like to see ur real name.
Why dont u say Ninhesaru Nangyake (Why do i require ur name )
Count me in too. I have my roots in the Northern part of the same state.
Trust me when I say that it means 'Why do u want my name'. Nothing objectionable about it.
i hereby swear that whatever i say or write is nothing but the truth
There's nothing wrong in the meaning of Nanhesaru Ningyake.And the above stated meanings are exactly what they are
u can ask the concerned (Nanhesru) person with that name himself
Upon my honor
There is nothing wrong in asking that question, but in Javaranch I found the naming convention is followed strictly ... so I just pointed out. So if 'Nanhesru' did not use this name in other forums...then what is his/her other name? Just curious...
Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
Srini- yes, I know. If you followed the link I gave, it went to an earlier conversation along these same lines. "He who wreaks havoc upon squealers" was a joke made by Nanhesru, which I found amusing.
You are right. The name doesn't conform to the expected naming convention. But then, this is Meaningless Drivel, and as long as no one's offended, I can get away with it.
Why don't I use my real name? The reason's simple. I just don't want people who know me, visiting this site, and realizing that I am kinda wacky. Like for instance, I wouldn't want my mom reading all that stuff about my girlfriends (thankfully she's not interested in Java).
>I have my roots in the Northern part of the same state.
Really? I like the girls from that part. They are usually spunky, sincere, sweet, and sassy. And they cook very well
PS. I do have my real name registered on the ranch. And I use it occasionally. Since, however, you are so much surprised at this name, I am creating a new "real" user name, which I can use anywhere. I will post from there next
Joseph- note that we can disable the "feature" you've discovered if it's abused. But that would mean that everyone would have to register to post here in Meaningless Drivel, same as elsewhere. The intent behind allowing unregistered posts here is to allow people to more easily post anonymously in an area where we really don't care who you are. But if you impersonate real people, we may need to close off that option.
It's not me impersonating people.
The Rancher Formerly Known As Nanhesru Ningyake.
Originally posted by Nanjangud Nanjundaiah:
Mr NN, I think u would have utilised this limelight u got in this topic post in a better way. U could have made a better attempt to make other posters in this topic learn kannada. Anyway try it atleast now.
[This message has been edited by Ajith Kallambella (edited September 10, 2001).]
Originally posted by Shyam:
U could have made a better attempt to make other posters in this topic learn kannada. Anyway try it atleast now.
Where do you think we should start? With the alphabet? Or perhaps teach them all the major swear words?
NN's new avatar.
Regarding usage of non-English (and non-name) words in the post: Strongly discouraged. You might be let go if the foreign word is often used in an English context, like "coup d'�tat".
And if you are lucky, you might also avoid the censors by providing a faithful translation of what the heck you just said in that strange language. For example, see the second post by Nanjangud Nanjundaiah in this thread.
[This message has been edited by Nanhesru Ningyake (edited September 10, 2001).]
We can teach most common words we use everyday.. like .. "Had your lunch?", "What is your name?.", "Where are you from?" etc., Just five or sentences in the beginning will do? Besed on their response we can continue for more?. But I didnt understand one concept of the Editor.. Why cant kannada language be used?.
Ofcourse, there are always curious minds, so here are a few good resources:
This site teaches the Kannada alphabet - there's audio, so you can actually hear how the letter sounds. The audio file on the main page reads out the entire alphabet. Click on each letter to go to a description page, where you can hear the letter, and sample words using the letter. Here's the site: Kannada Kali (if the audio file doesn't play on Windows Media Player, use Real Audio).
And this one takes you further, with sample sentences: Learn Kannada.
And here's another link explaining the Kannada alphabet's origin and features: Kannada Alphabet.
That's a good start, don't you think, Mr/Ms Kannadiga?
>Why cant kannada language be used?
See previous post by Nanhesru Ningyake. To put in simple words, the objective in enforcing an English-only rule is to ensure everyone understands what you are saying. Don't you agree?
[This message has been edited by Manku Thimma (edited September 20, 2001).]
I guess this won't be necessary unless the rancher decides to visit Karnataka, and start a fight in a local bus stand
By the way, the alphabet is beautiful. It looks like artwork.
[This message has been edited by Thomas Paul (edited September 21, 2001).]
Quoted from right above the artwork.
>By the way, the alphabet is beautiful. It looks like artwork
Thanks! Most of my Western friends are quite surprised at all the swirls and curves
[This message has been edited by Jim Yingst (edited September 22, 2001).]
stuff as well - thanks, Manku.
Jim, I agree, the Devanagari script has a kind of unity and flow to it... it does look beautiful. One good thing about all Indian languages is, reading the individual letters reads the whole word. What's the name for this type of language, "phonetic"? Such simplicity eliminates the need for a pronounciation guide industry
Anyway thanx for the links you have provide for these enthusiasts. Good effort.
In my memory, from back when I was studying Sanskrit, that language and its script were developed in the eight centuries after the aryan conquest of what would become India (who knows what the people of Harappa and Mohenjo-Dharo actually called it back then), which was about 1500BC. This would place it well before Brahma script.
Anyone able to explain this apparent disparity?
I too know kannada.