Kishore Rao chanced upon a Kannada crossword during his lunch . The puzzle in the Prajaavani is called ‘Pada-bandha’ = word building. Download Kannada Crossword Padabandha apk for Android. Learn and Improve your kannada vocabulary while playing. Download Kannada Crossword Padabandha – Kannada crossword called Padabandha. Simple Kannada words to be identified based the description and.

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Curiosity got the better of us cats and we started looking more closely at crossword puzzles in Indian languages.

Chesterley’s Cranium-Cracking Cryptic Crosswords. When I came back, I did not know a word of Kannada or the script and had to come up to speed in about eight months.

Kannada Word Game: PADABANDHA

May be a bit of overconfidence. Reminded me of his “Namma Tiparahalli bhalu doora’, a spoof of “Its a long way to Tiperary”. That was my intended answer. I observed a rummy thing in Kannada crosswords which is not kosher in English crosswords: Wednesday, Padabqndha 22, But, hey, Mysore fits the bill and beak too as Mysore vaDa too is edible.

The clues work in English too. And, Richard, with your Kannada medium educational background, I expect you to have a shy at the clues provided.

This is really nice. Kishore Rao chanced upon a Kannada crossword during his lunch break at work.

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Gadag taken from google 3. Padabandhq, Shuchi and Deepak. I’m happy to share Kishore’s insightful article with Crossword Unclued readers. I left Bangalore in my first standard Kannada medium and came back for my tenth standard English medium with Kannada as a compulsory language. Even now, though my spoken Kannada passes muster, I do grope for words when I try a crossword.


My Kannada is pretty bad.

Konkani sadly lacks a script and makes do with a plethora of others systems of writing, from Roman kqnnada Devanagri to Kannada and Malayalam scripts, thus dividing the flock on a script basis as if other bases were not enough. I looked for puzzles in Kannada which is not my native language, or as padabandya is quaintly called, my maternal lingo.

With Maddur vada you can have Mysore vada also! His curiosity piqued, he solved the crossword, discovered other Kannada crosswords in mainstream publications, analysed them over a couple of weeks and soon this article took shape.

As Deepak said, you never seem to stop amazing us. If you like TPK, you might be interested in reading his lesser-known English works at http: He is an ace puzzle solver, math whiz, pun-crafter and polyglot — his repertoire includes familiarity with languages as diverse as Tamil, English, Swahili, Konkani and Sanskrit padabandh once gave a speech in Sanskrit in the Bangalore Town Hall!

It is here that you surprised me. Vidya Vinay, the most intriguing since the other two did not seem to have any cryptic side to their wordplay [1]. Mysore when written in kannada it will have required alphabets.


Kannada Crossword Padabandha

Link to the post: Gadag, whichever way you read it, in both Kannada and English, is the same i. Connect and Share Follow on Twitter.

All the three have symmetric gridsmore than half blackspace in many cases, triple unchesand sometimes, whitespace islands not linked to other parts of the crossword. The most delightful surprises were some clues that displayed shades of wordplay similar to what we see in English ones:. I am sure you will also like www. Shuchi had recently brought up the topic of crosswords in Indian languages and even got the ball rolling on Hindi crosswords and clueing.

Over to you, Kishore. Kishore Sir, After seeing ooru and mysooru having 3 kannada ,my “bandi” vehicle in telugu stopped in mysore itself. All three Kannada publications use this wording.

Another disclosure, for those who don’t know Kannada: The Henry cartoon was created in by Carl Anderson and used to appear on the ‘filler portions’ of Mandrake and Padabadha comics published by Indrajal Comics, a rage with kids in India in the seventies and eighties. Sign-up to receive email updates.