Reflexive pronouns in Kannada Exercises in Kannada language

Reflexive pronouns in Kannada are essential for expressing actions that reflect back onto the subject of the sentence. These pronouns, such as "ನಾನೇನು" (nānēnu - myself), "ತಾನೇನು" (tānēnu - yourself), and "ಅವನೇನು" (avanēnu - himself), help to clarify who is performing and receiving the action within a sentence. Understanding and using reflexive pronouns correctly can greatly enhance your proficiency in Kannada, making your communication more precise and natural. In Kannada, reflexive pronouns are used in a variety of contexts, from everyday conversations to more formal writing. They are crucial for denoting actions that one does to oneself, thereby avoiding ambiguity. For instance, "ಅವನು ತನ್ನನ್ನು ನೋಡಿದನು" (avanu tannannu nōḍidanu) translates to "He saw himself." Mastering these pronouns will allow you to construct sentences that are clear and convey the intended meaning with accuracy. This page provides exercises to practice and reinforce your understanding of reflexive pronouns, ensuring you can use them confidently in your Kannada language journey.

Exercise 1

<p>1. ನಾನು ನನ್ನನ್ನು *ಅದನ್ನು* ನೋಡಿ (reflexive pronoun for 'myself').</p> <p>2. ಅವನು ತನ್ನನ್ನು *ಅವನನ್ನು* ಕಂಡುಕೊಂಡು (reflexive pronoun for 'himself').</p> <p>3. ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮನ್ನು *ಅವರನ್ನು* ತಿದ್ದಿಕೊಂಡರು (reflexive pronoun for 'themselves').</p> <p>4. ಅವಳು ತನ್ನನ್ನು *ಅವಳನ್ನು* ಅಳಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಾಳೆ (reflexive pronoun for 'herself').</p> <p>5. ನಾವು ನಮ್ಮನ್ನು *ನಮ್ಮನ್ನು* ಹುರಿದುಂಬಿಸುತ್ತೇವೆ (reflexive pronoun for 'ourselves').</p> <p>6. ನೀನು ನಿನ್ನನ್ನು *ನಿನ್ನನ್ನು* ಗೌರವಿಸು (reflexive pronoun for 'yourself').</p> <p>7. ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮನ್ನು *ಅವರನ್ನು* ಉಳಿಸಿಕೊಂಡರು (reflexive pronoun for 'themselves').</p> <p>8. ನಾನು ನನ್ನನ್ನು *ನನ್ನನ್ನು* ಬೋಧಿಸುತ್ತೇನೆ (reflexive pronoun for 'myself').</p> <p>9. ಅವಳು ತನ್ನನ್ನು *ಅವಳನ್ನು* ಮೆಚ್ಚಿಕೊಂಡಳು (reflexive pronoun for 'herself').</p> <p>10. ಅವರು ತಮ್ಮನ್ನು *ಅವರನ್ನು* ಮೂಡಿಸಿಕೊಂಡರು (reflexive pronoun for 'themselves').</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. He saw *himself* in the mirror (reflexive pronoun for 'he').</p> <p>2. She taught *herself* to play the piano (reflexive pronoun for 'she').</p> <p>3. The cat licked *itself* clean (reflexive pronoun for 'it').</p> <p>4. They congratulated *themselves* after winning the match (reflexive pronoun for 'they').</p> <p>5. I bought *myself* a new book (reflexive pronoun for 'I').</p> <p>6. We gave *ourselves* a break after the meeting (reflexive pronoun for 'we').</p> <p>7. You should be proud of *yourself* (reflexive pronoun for 'you' singular).</p> <p>8. You all should enjoy *yourselves* at the party (reflexive pronoun for 'you' plural).</p> <p>9. The dog hurt *itself* while jumping the fence (reflexive pronoun for 'it').</p> <p>10. She prepared *herself* for the exam (reflexive pronoun for 'she').</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. ನನ್ನ *ತನ್ನ* ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಉಳಿಯಲು ಬಯಸುತ್ತಾನೆ (reflexive pronoun for he/himself).</p> <p>2. ಅವಳು *ತನ್ನ* ಪುಸ್ತಕವನ್ನು ಕಳೆದುಕೊಂಡಳು (reflexive pronoun for she/herself).</p> <p>3. ಅವರು *ತಮ್ಮ* ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಮುಗಿಸಿದರು (reflexive pronoun for they/themselves).</p> <p>4. ನಾನು *ತನ್ನ* ಮೇಲೆ ನಂಬಿಕೆ ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದೇನೆ (reflexive pronoun for I/myself).</p> <p>5. ಅವನು *ತನ್ನ* ತಪ್ಪನ್ನು ಒಪ್ಪಿಕೊಂಡನು (reflexive pronoun for he/himself).</p> <p>6. ನಾವು *ತಮ್ಮ* ಮನೆಗೆ ಹಿಂತಿರುಗಿದ್ದೇವೆ (reflexive pronoun for we/ourselves).</p> <p>7. ಅವಳು *ತನ್ನ* ತಿನ್ನಲು ಬಯಸುತ್ತಾಳೆ (reflexive pronoun for she/herself).</p> <p>8. ನಾನು *ತನ್ನ* ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಮುಗಿಸಿದ್ದೇನೆ (reflexive pronoun for I/myself).</p> <p>9. ಅವರು *ತಮ್ಮ* ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಮುಗಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ (reflexive pronoun for they/themselves).</p> <p>10. ಅವನು *ತನ್ನ* ಮೇಲೆ ನಂಬಿಕೆ ಇಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡಿದ್ದಾನೆ (reflexive pronoun for he/himself).</p>
 

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