Say Yes And No In Malayalam: 10+ Incredible Ways

Yes And No In Malayalam

Do you want to know how to respond in Malayalam even if you don’t know much of the language? For a quick and efficient way to reply to someone, learn to say Yes and No in Malayalam.

The Malayalam language belongs to the Dravidian language family, spoken in the Indian state of Kerala. Kerala is a beautiful city and a famous tourist place. So, being a tourist in Kerala, sometimes you need to communicate with local people in their native language. For this purpose, you must learn the basics of saying Yes and No in Malayalam with the Ling app.

Importance Of Saying Yes And No In Malayalam

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to say “Yes” while in Kerala. Even the most basic word, “Yes,” can be difficult to understand if you don’t know Malayalam. Wherever “Yes” is necessary, say “ate.” Even if you have trouble learning more complicated terms, this simple word will help a bit.

Just as important as “Yes” is “No” If you need to say “No,” say “illa.”

Different Ways To Say Yes And No In Malayalam

Different Ways To Say Yes And No In Malayalam

1. Formal Ways To Say Yes And No In Malayalam

Formal ways are used when you’re speaking with elders or women. If you want to respond to an elderly person, you must react respectfully, saying “Sure” or “No thanks.” The English word “Sure” translates into”uṟappāṇ”.

Other closely related words meaning “Yes” in Malayalam are “You got it!” and “Ok!” “ninakk manas’silāyi” “śari.”

Some other examples are below.

English WordsPronunciationMalayalam Words
Here you go!iviṭe ārambhikkunnuഇവിടെ ആരംഭിക്കുന്നു
You got it!ninakk manas’silāyi.നിനക്ക് മനസ്സിലായി.
No, thanks.vēṇṭa, nandiവേണ്ട, നന്ദി
No, but thank you.illa, pakṣē nandiഇല്ല, പക്ഷേ നന്ദി
No way.oru vaḻiyumillaഒരു വഴിയുമില്ല
Informal Ways To Say Yes And No In Malayalam

2. Informal Ways To Say Yes And No In Malayalam

These informal ways are used with friends and people of your age.

Don’t use the wrong way of saying something when you are in another country. Follow the traditions and the country’s traditional ways. Some of the common informal ways of saying Yes and No in Malayalam are below.

English Words PronunciationMalayalam Words
No worries!viṣamikkēṇṭatillaവിഷമിക്കേണ്ടതില്ല
Not now.ippēāḷ vēṇṭaഇപ്പോൾ വേണ്ട

Basic Phrases To Say Yes And No In Malayalam 

Now, if you know the basic words, you must also learn some basic phrases to say Yes and No in Malayalam. You can literally learn basic Malayalam phrases by watching a Malayalam movie or listening to a song.

Learn the basic phrases below. 

English Phrases PronunciationMalayalam Phrases
I’m not able to come.enikk varān kaḻiyunnilla.എനിക്ക് വരാൻ കഴിയുന്നില്ല.
I’m unable to meet.enikk kaṇṭumuṭṭān kaḻiyunnilla.എനിക്ക് കണ്ടുമുട്ടാൻ കഴിയുന്നില്ല.
Sorry, it cannot happen.kṣamikkaṇaṁ, at sambhavikkān kaḻiyilla.ക്ഷമിക്കണം, അത് സംഭവിക്കാൻ കഴിയില്ല.
Consider my apologies.enṟe kṣamāpaṇaṁ parigaṇikkukaഎന്റെ ക്ഷമാപണം പരിഗണിക്കുക
Yes, we will do it.ate, ñaṅṅaḷ at ceyyuṁഅതെ, ഞങ്ങൾ അത് ചെയ്യും
Yeah sure, here you go.ate, tīrccayāyuṁ, itā.അതെ, തീർച്ചയായും, ഇതാ.
Yes, Of course, there is..ate, tīrccayāyuṁ uṇṭ …  അതെ, തീർച്ചയായും ഉണ്ട് …
Yep! I will be right there.ate, ñān aviṭe tanne uṇṭākuṁ.അതെ, ഞാൻ അവിടെ തന്നെ ഉണ്ടാകും.
Yes And No In Malayalam Basic Greetings

Basic Greetings In the Malayalam Language

Basic greetings are the most important part of greeting someone for the first time. As you know, Malayalam is derived from Tamil, so it has the tone of the Tamil language. If you only know the basic greetings, you can still speak to Malayali and Tamil people.

Learn some greeting words from below.

English Words PronunciationMalayalam Words
Good morning!suprabhātaṁസുപ്രഭാതം
Good evening!guḍ īvaniṅgഗുഡ് ഈവനിംഗ്

Final Thoughts And Your Next Step In Learning Malayalam

When you know the basics of the Malayalam language, you must aim to learn the language as a whole.

As a final call to action, I’d like to describe why learning a language is so important for you (and this applies generally and not just to the Ling app). Language learning has been shown to slow the effects of cognitive decline that come with aging as well as improve neuroplasticity over time. But more than that, much more, is the sense of accomplishment you get when you go from zero to hero in a new language.

Also, there’s nothing quite like seeing the face of a native speaker when you start speaking their language. It shows you care enough about their culture to spend your money, and more importantly, your time on something that is dear to them. It is a tremendous experience.

Learn To Speak The Malayalam Language

The Ling app is the most effective language course on the market. Language classes in the traditional sense can be long, boring, and uninteresting. So, that’s why Ling makes studying enjoyable by including puzzles, games, challenges, and quizzes in the course. Also, native speakers on the Ling app will assist you in perfecting your speaking tone.

Moreover, these professional instructors also help you correctly pronounce each word in Malayalam. So, download the app on any device to learn Malayalam and other languages anytime you want. Also, get to grips with grammar, including noun and sentence structures.

Life is about constantly learning new skills! Don’t waste your money on other language-learning tools and apps.

You can read more about Malayalam in some other blogs including “Malayalam Greetings” and “Basic Words and Phrases in Malayalam.”

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