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Google’s new Indic Transliteration tool

Posted by Deej மேல் நவம்பர் 20, 2007

என்ன இப்படி ஈசியா இருக்கு? ரொம்ப சுலபமா தமிழ்ல டைப் அடிச்சிடலாம் போல இருக்கே!

This text was typed using the Goodle indic transliteration device. It is a super-easy tool and we can use it to type in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. As you type in English, you even get a choice of words. When I typed ‘ensai’ to get ‘என்சாய்’, I also got other word options like: ‘என்சை’, ‘எனசை’, ‘எண்சை’ and ‘எங்சை’ as well as an ‘Edit’ option to make any necessary changes to the text. Neat!

No installing fonts, no letting in spyware or virus, albeit unknowingly and of course, no more worrying about your operating system! All you need is the link: http://www.google.com/transliterate/indic/Tamil and a fully functional Ctrl and g keys to toggle!

ஜமாய்!

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தமிழன் – எங்கும் எதிலும் தீவிரம்?

Posted by The Visitor மேல் ஓகஸ்ட் 11, 2007

வலைப்பூக்களில் தத்தித் தாவிய போது கிடைத்தவை – அனைத்தும் மொழி / பிராந்தியம் சம்பந்தப்பட்டவை:

தீபா-Hindi – Indian

[…]
The cousins or friends visiting from N.India too acted like North Indians. They sang hindi songs, girls never donned pottu, used “accha” frequently (I am thinking of Sowcar Janaki from Iru kodugal now) and definitely seemed cool. Being able to talk in hindi gave them some sort of a superiority complex I guess. And whenever I could, I tried to prove that my spoken hindi was good.[…]

ஓம்-India does not have a national language

I decided to create this blog as an answer to the frequently asked questions regarding TN and its “supposed anti-hindi policy”

Hawkeye(கழுகுப்பார்வை?)- Movie Gods are Smiling: The last & final clash of the Titans

[…]Tamil Nadu, to an outsider, is in many ways a perplexing place. I personally think it’s a crazy place filled with impossible people. When it comes to good ol’ TN there is no middle ground.A freakish variant of dvaitham philosophy is prevalant. […]

ஓம்கார் ஜோஷி (Omkar Joshi) – Stalinisation of Hindi

[…]But being bang in the middle of the heartland of each of these languages has put things into perspective beautifully.

“The constitution provides for 16 national languages.”

The words hit me like a hurricane. […]

நிடா ஜடர் குல்கர்னி (Nita Jatar Kulkarni) – South India is better developed than North India says CNN IBN

[…]Tell me – do people from Tamil Nadu say that North Indians should speak Tamil? So why do North Indians say that Tamilians should speak Hindi?[…]

நிடா ஜடர் குல்கர்னி (Nita Jatar Kulkarni) – Multi-cultural multi-racial India

[…] ‘We have a different languages, more than thirty of them!’ I exclaimed, not a little proudly.
‘Dialects?’ he asked.
‘Oh no! Languages! Knowing Tamil doesn’t mean you can understand Gujarati or Punjabi…the languages are very very different. As different as English and French! Plus we have different scripts!’ I was enjoying myself now because he was surprised. ‘Doesn’t Spanish and Italian use the same script as English? And what about the Americans? Don’t they too use the same language as the British? English? And the same script as well?’ I asked.
He was silent, but I could see that he was fascinated.
[…]

இது எதுவும் என் கருத்து கிடையாதுங்க! என்ன? பயந்தாங்கொள்ளியா? யாருங்க?

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