TOTFL ( Test Of Tamil as Foreign Language)
June 02 2013
Are you ready to take the TOTFL ( Test of Tamil as a Foreign Language)?
1) What do you do with a Gujili?
a) Gujaals b) Gilma c) Gilpans d) Galij
2) What is a Jujubi ?
a) Something sweet b) An easy one c) A tough one d) An Alwaa
3) What is Alwaa?
a) Something you find in Tirunelveli b) What a girlfriend gives when she marries someone else
c) A laddu d) Jujubi
4) What is the respectful way to address a friend?
a) Machi b) Sir c) By name d) Aiya
5) Who is a 'Frooti' ?
a) A studious person b) A sportsman c) The professor d) A soft drink
6) When someone says 'nambittaen', what do they mean?
a) I don't believe you! b) Sure, I believe you c) Are you nuts?? d) I have to catch a bus
7) Who or what is Peter?
a) A tourist b) Someone who talks only in English c)Peter Jones d) Your teacher
8) For which of the following ! events will you say 'Gumbaloda Govinda'?
a) When you go to Tirupati as a group b) When the entire gang has been caught watching 'matter'-padam c) When you do group studies d) Meeting a Hindi actor
9) What is a 'rupture'?
a) Kadi b) Draabai c) Trouble d) Danger
10) When Someone refering to a woman as 'Seriyana Kattai'?
a) she is genius b) she is lean c) she had looted all guys eyes... d) she wears wooden chappals.
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Refer the following Dictionary Of Madras Tamilu to pass in this TOTFL
Allwa - to cheat
Aatha - Mother
Abase - Loot adiththal
Alppam - A silly/cheap dude
Anna - The elder brother
Anni - Anna's figure
Appeettu - Unsuccessful Escape
Asaththal - Kalakkal
Bajari - A not-so-friendly figure
Bandha - Flim
Bekku - Fool
Body - Muscular Machi
Chithee - Aunty Figure
Dapsa/Doop - Lie
Desi Gujili - An Indian figure in US
Dhil - Courage
Dhool - Super
Dham - To smoke
Daavu - Site seeing
Dickielona - A friendly game played in Delhi (courtesy: Senthil &
Goundamani in the Movie Gentleman)
Damaram - Deaf
Dori - Squint-eyed Figure item - Young/Attractive Lady/Women/Girl
Freeyaavidu - Forget it
Gaali - Appeettu
Gujili - Figure
Guru - Head of the gang
Gujaals - Having fun with Gujilis
Gaanapaattu - Rap song sung by Machis
Galeej - Dirty
Gilli, Goli - Traditional games played in Madras
Goltti - A dude from Andhra
Jakku - An exclamation on seeing a not-so-Takkar figure (see Jil below)
Jollu - Bird watching
Jilpaans - Gujaals
Jute - Escape when caught up by girlfriend's father.
Jujubi - Easy
Jil - An exclamation on seeing a Takkar figure
Jalsa - Same as Gujaals
Kaattaan - Uncivilized/ Rude Machi
Kenai - Idiot
Kikku / Mabbu - Intoxicated/ under influence
Kalakkalls - To cause a flutter
Kanai pakri - Friend of ushar pakri
Kindal - To make Fun
Kaka adikarathu - Putting soaps to someone
K M L - Kedacha Mattum Labam
Kutti - Figure
Kudumba figure - Homeloving Gujli
Kudumba paatu - A song with which machis identify themselves
Kulls - A short machi
Laddu - Allva
Loot adiththal - to steal
Maams - One cool dude
Maanga - Fool
Machi - Maams
Mandai - A sharp guy
Mary - feminine of Peter
Mavu - refer O B.
Nachunu - Bull's eye
Nambitten - I don't believe you
Naattu Kattai - A well-built village figure
Naattan - Villager
Naamam - To cheat
Naina - Father (courtesy Telugu)
Kadalai - Machi talking to a Gujili or vice versa
OB- To waste time
Ottal - To make fun of some one
Ondrai anna - Worthless
Pattaani - Machi talking to Machi or Gujli talking to Gujli
Peter Party - Machi trying to show off by talking in hi-fi English
Pathni - A figure who goes around the block
Pakkri - A shrewd dude
Petta - Area
Pisaaththu - Cheap
Pillim - Show-off
Peela - To lie
Rambo - A manly figure
Sister - Often used by Machis while Approaching Figures for the first time
Songi - Lazy
Saanthu pottu - Possibility of getting beaten by a stick (courtesy Movie :
Takkar figure - Semma figure
Thanni - Liquor
Thalaivar - Leader
Tin katrathu - Getting into trouble (courtesy Movie: Anjali)
Ushar pakri - Smart pakri
Vennai - Fruit
Weightaana figure - A very attractive/rich figure
Wrong kaatradhu - Acting indifferently
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