Postpositions for possession in Kannada Exercises in Kannada language

In the Kannada language, postpositions play a crucial role in indicating possession, functioning similarly to possessive prepositions in English. Unlike English, where possessive relationships are typically indicated by words like "of" or the possessive 's, Kannada utilizes specific postpositions that follow the noun to denote ownership or association. Understanding and mastering these postpositions can significantly enhance your ability to construct meaningful and grammatically correct sentences in Kannada, allowing for clearer and more precise communication. This section focuses on the various postpositions used for possession in Kannada, providing detailed explanations and practical examples to help you grasp their usage. Through a series of targeted grammar exercises, you'll have the opportunity to practice and reinforce your understanding of these postpositions, ensuring you can confidently apply them in both written and spoken Kannada. Whether you're a beginner looking to build a solid foundation or an advanced learner aiming to refine your skills, these exercises are designed to support your journey towards Kannada fluency.

Exercise 1

<p>1. ಅವನ *ಮನೆ* ತುಂಬಾ ದೊಡ್ಡದು (house).</p> <p>2. ಅವಳು *ಬರೆದ* ಪುಸ್ತಕ ಬಹಳ ರೋಚಕವಾಗಿದೆ (written).</p> <p>3. ನಾನು ನನ್ನ *ತಂದೆ* ಜೊತೆ ಕೇವಲ ಮಾತಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದೇನೆ (father).</p> <p>4. ಅವನ *ಕತೆ* ತುಂಬಾ ಹೃದಯಸ್ಪರ್ಶಿ (story).</p> <p>5. ಅವಳ *ದುಡ್ಡು* ಎಲ್ಲಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಅವಳು ಕೇಳಿದಳು (money).</p> <p>6. ನಮ್ಮ *ಬಾಗಿಲು* ತೆರೆದಿದೆ (door).</p> <p>7. ಅವನ *ಕಾಗದ* ಬಹಳ ಮುಖ್ಯವಾಗಿದೆ (paper).</p> <p>8. ಅವಳ *ಕಾಲು* ನೋವು ತಾಳುತ್ತಿದೆ (leg).</p> <p>9. ನನ್ನ *ಮೈತ್ರಿ* ಅವಳೊಂದಿಗೆ ಬಹಳ ಗಾಢವಾಗಿದೆ (friendship).</p> <p>10. ಅವನ *ಅಮ್ಮ* ತುಂಬಾ ಕಾಳಜಿ ವಹಿಸುತ್ತಾಳೆ (mother).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. ಅವನು ನನ್ನ *ತಂಗಿ*ಗೆ ಪುಸ್ತಕ ಕೊಟ್ಟನು (relation).</p> <p>2. ಆಕೆ ನನ್ನ *ಮಗ*ನಿಗೆ ಕಾದಂಬರಿ ಕೊಟ್ಟಳು (relation).</p> <p>3. ಇದು ಅವಳ *ಅಜ್ಜ*ನ ಮನೆ (relation).</p> <p>4. ರಮೇಶನ *ಅಪ್ಪ*ನ ಕೆಲಸ ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಇದೆ (relation).</p> <p>5. ಅವಳ *ಅಕ್ಕ*ನ ಹೆಸರನ್ನು ನೀವೆನದು? (relation).</p> <p>6. ನನ್ನ *ಅಮ್ಮ*ನಿಗೆ ಚೆನ್ನಾಗಿ ಅಡುಗೆ ಬರುತ್ತದೆ (relation).</p> <p>7. ಅವರ *ಅಜ್ಜಿ*ಗೆ ಹಣ್ಣುಗಳನ್ನು ತಂದುಕೊಡೋಣ (relation).</p> <p>8. ಅವನ *ಅಣ್ಣ*ನ ಪುಸ್ತಕವನ್ನು ನಾನು ಓದಿದೆ (relation).</p> <p>9. ಕವಿತೆಯ *ತಂಗಿ*ಗೆ ಹೊಸ ಬಟ್ಟೆ ತಂದುಕೊಟ್ಟಳು (relation).</p> <p>10. ಅವಳ *ಮನೆ*ಯಿಂದ ನಾನು ಬಂದೆ (relation).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. This is Rama's book. It belongs *to* him (possessive postposition).</p> <p>2. The pen is on the table. It is *of* my friend (possessive postposition).</p> <p>3. This is the house *of* my uncle (possessive postposition).</p> <p>4. The dress belongs *to* my sister (possessive postposition).</p> <p>5. This garden is *of* my grandfather (possessive postposition).</p> <p>6. The bicycle is *of* my brother (possessive postposition).</p> <p>7. This chair belongs *to* my mother (possessive postposition).</p> <p>8. The cat is *of* my neighbor (possessive postposition).</p> <p>9. The car is *of* my father (possessive postposition).</p> <p>10. The phone belongs *to* my friend (possessive postposition).</p>
 

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