Past tense form of “to eat” in Kannada Exercises in Kannada language

Mastering the past tense of verbs is essential for achieving fluency in any language, and Kannada is no exception. One of the fundamental verbs you'll encounter is "to eat," which translates to "ತಿನ್ನು" (tinnu) in Kannada. Understanding how to properly conjugate "ತಿನ್ನು" in the past tense will significantly enhance your ability to narrate events and describe experiences in Kannada. This page offers a variety of grammar exercises designed to help you practice and internalize the past tense forms of "ತಿನ್ನು," ensuring you can confidently use this verb in your conversations. In Kannada, the past tense form of "ತಿನ್ನು" changes based on the subject and context. For instance, the verb conjugation will differ when talking about oneself, addressing another person, or referring to multiple people. Through these exercises, you'll become familiar with the different past tense forms, such as "ತಿಂದೆ" (tinde) for "I ate," "ತಿಂದ" (tinda) for "he/she/it ate," and "ತಿಂದರು" (tindaru) for "they ate." By working through various sentence structures and contexts, you'll gain a deeper understanding of these conjugations, helping you to use them accurately and naturally in your own speech.

Exercise 1

<p>1. He *tinida* the mango (past tense of "to eat").</p> <p>2. She *tinidalu* the cake (past tense of "to eat" for female).</p> <p>3. We *tinidevu* the dinner (past tense of "to eat" for plural).</p> <p>4. They *tinidaru* the fruits (past tense of "to eat" for plural).</p> <p>5. I *tinide* the sandwich (past tense of "to eat" for singular first person).</p> <p>6. You *tinidiri* the breakfast (past tense of "to eat" for singular second person).</p> <p>7. The children *tinidaru* the chocolates (past tense of "to eat" for plural).</p> <p>8. We *tinidevu* the lunch (past tense of "to eat" for plural first person).</p> <p>9. She *tinidalu* the ice cream (past tense of "to eat" for female).</p> <p>10. He *tinida* the pizza (past tense of "to eat" for singular third person male).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Yesterday, I *tindide* an apple (past tense of 'to eat').</p> <p>2. Last night, they *tindaru* dinner together (past tense of 'to eat' for plural subject).</p> <p>3. She *tindalu* her favorite dish at the party (past tense of 'to eat' for singular feminine).</p> <p>4. We *tindidevu* at the new restaurant last weekend (past tense of 'to eat' for 'we').</p> <p>5. He *tindanu* the entire pizza by himself (past tense of 'to eat' for singular masculine).</p> <p>6. My friends *tindaru* all the snacks during the movie (past tense of 'to eat' for plural subject).</p> <p>7. The kids *tindaru* ice cream after dinner (past tense of 'to eat' for plural subject).</p> <p>8. I *tindide* breakfast early this morning (past tense of 'to eat').</p> <p>9. She *tindalu* the sweets before anyone else could (past tense of 'to eat' for singular feminine).</p> <p>10. We *tindidevu* lunch together at the park (past tense of 'to eat' for 'we').</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Yesterday, Ravi *tinida* a delicious meal (past tense of 'to eat').</p> <p>2. She *tinida* her breakfast before leaving for work (past tense of 'to eat').</p> <p>3. We *tinidvi* our dinner late last night (past tense of 'to eat', plural form).</p> <p>4. The children *tinidru* all the sweets at the party (past tense of 'to eat', plural form).</p> <p>5. My grandmother *tinidlu* her lunch early today (past tense of 'to eat', feminine).</p> <p>6. The cat *tinitu* the fish quickly (past tense of 'to eat', neutral form).</p> <p>7. They *tinidru* the fruits before the game started (past tense of 'to eat', plural form).</p> <p>8. He *tinida* the entire pizza by himself (past tense of 'to eat', masculine).</p> <p>9. We *tinidvi* the snacks during the movie (past tense of 'to eat', plural form).</p> <p>10. I *tinide* the cake you made (past tense of 'to eat', first person).</p>
 

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