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Taken from Facebook Group : Chitrapur Saraswats :How many let's see : contributions from Gopalkrishna Bhat,Sadanand Mankikar,Avanti Nadkarni - Mavinkurve,shobha Bhat Gangolli,Jnanesh Chandavarkar,Vijayanand Hattangady,Ravi Gokarn and others.

Friends how about Baby talk .Lets go back to our childhood & put them all together.Rightly said oldage is second childhood.


आमु lovingly call a girl child

गोनी lovingly call a pretty baby girl

गोनो lovingly call a boy child

धिन्ड़ो a naughty boy

धिंडी a naughty girl

मुम्न्तू a good boy

मुम्न्ति a good girl

मम्मम a meal or food

दैया  God

माम्णि  wife

चीची / शीशी faeces

पुलु urine

भाम्बा gold/ornament

गायु बुचा calf

नुनु milk

बिकी biscuit

गोडी sweet dish

घोंगो ghost

बुसु bath

पापा going out

चांटी चांटी walky walky

ननी cry

गुगुली chubby

फाफा dress/frock

फुपा flower
कोक्को   Meal/Food

पंकू Blanket

बिल्लू a cat


हब्बा to frighten

पिपिट   peppermint

तेत्ति oil बा to hit

हब्बा to frighten

नलु to cry

पेपे going out

गुप्चाक्का a sparrow

सामी , दैया सामी Swami


पाम्पा namaskar


घुम्मा scarecrow


अम्बा बुच्ची cow


बो बो dog


केक्कें banana


पिम्प्ली nose as in pimpli sukli - dry nose


पुम्पुर्ड़े small baby

चांटी चप्पति baby steps


अट्टी भोब्बो idli


कायली भोभो dosa


ताता / ताती sleep


नन्नी cry


नन्नी कोर्नाका don't cry

पप्पी /उम्मो kiss

Konkani Baby Talk Cootchy Coo

Baby Talk Cootchey coo away into little hearts and minds[]

By Vanita Kumta on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:09pm

Friends we started this way back in 2012 & since it has grown,thanks to additions,contributions from so many members of the group.

Special thanks to Dev Nadkarni for giving us all this platform,Gopalkrishna Bhat mam a veritable encyclopedia Konkani,Kumud Nayel pachi for her endearing ways,Shyamala Nawaab for her enthusiasm and so many others.But most of all to all of you out there in the group who have interacted.It would be lovely to see this grow.

Thank you Divya Suresh,Sheela Sawant,Neeta Shirali,sheela Hattangady,Niranjan Badakere,Bharat Heble for your contributions too.

Baby Talk Cootchey coo away into little hearts and minds.

By Vanita Kumta on Thursday, January 26,2012 at 4:55pm

Friends how about Babytalk. Lets go back to our childhood & put them all together. Rightly saidoldage is second childhood.

आमु Ammu  lovingly call a girl child

गोनी Gonni lovingly call a pretty baby girl

गोनो Gonno lovingly call a boy child

दिन्डो Dindo a naughty boy

दिंडी Dindi a naughty girl

मुम्न्तू Mummantu a good boy

मुम्न्ति Mummanti a good girl

मम्मम Mammam a meal or food

ताती Ninni sleep

चीची / शीशी Chichi faeces

पुलु pUlloo urine

भाम्बा Bhambha gold/ornament

गायु बुचा Buccha calf

नुनुDudhoo  milk

बिकी Bikki biscuit

गोडी Goddii sweet dish

फाफा  Phappha dress/frock

फुपा Phupha flower

कोक्कोCocko   Meal/Food

पंकू  Panku Blanket

बिल्लू  Billu a cat

हब्बा  Habba to frighten

नलु Nannito cry 

पेपे Pappa going out

गुप्चाक्का   a sparrow

सामी , दैया सामी Daya   Swami

पाम्पा Pampa namaskar

घुम्मा Ghummascarecrow

अम्बा बुच्चीGayyu Ambaacow

बो बो Kuttu booboo dog

केक्कें Kekkenbanana

पिम्प्लीPimpli  nose as in pimpli sukli - dry nose

पुम्पुर्ड़े Pumpurdesmall baby

चांटी चप्पति Chati champati baby steps

अट्टी भोब्बो Iddibhobo idli 

कायली भोभो Kaylibhobhodosa

ताता ताती Tati Tata sleep 

नन्नी nannicry

नन्नी कोर्नाकाNanni kornaka don't cry 

पप्पी /उम्मो Umma papp kiss 

पिपिट Pipit  peppermint

तेत्ति Tetti oil 

बा  Baa to hit


Present compilation चम्पुन चम्पुन छान्टि पाय्या आईली वान्टि... A doc for baby talk

  • * for family specials
  1. घोन्ग्हो  Ghongo – Fearsome entity
  2. पाम्पा Paampa – pray
  3. मामामू  Mammamu- snack
  4. पेपे वोचेन Peppe voche.n - going out (bhovncha voche.n)
  5. ताति Taati - sleep
  6. गोड्डि    GoDDi - sweet
  7. दया dayya- dev 
  8. भाम्भा   bhamba- ornaments
  9. पापपा   phappa-dress 
  10. पुपा   puppa-flowers
  11. दुधू   duddu - milk
  12. हाम्बा   hambaa - cow (hambba is a Sanskrit word)
  13. बोबोवू   bobbovu - dog
  14. मियान्वू   Miyaanvu - cat
  15. हात अ तात अ करी     **haat.a taat.a kari - sambayi
  16. बुची   bucchi - calf
  17. काक्को kaacko- crow
  18. पं पं   pam-pam-car
  19. कोक्को  Kocko – Food
  20.  केकी  kekki-banana
  21.  ऎ  ee - to brush
  22. बुषा   busha - to bathe
  23. तीत्तो   titto - tilo/ bindi
  24. ड्मारा ~ ट्क     **damara~tak - weddings (for d vajap)
  25.  चानटी  चामपाटी    chaanti~champati - to walk
  26.  तट्टम पिटी पिटी  **- tattam piti पिती  when applying oil on the head we would say!
  27.  वि वि कोर्यान   **- wee wee koryan for brushing teeth
  28. दा  ** da - short for Udaak/ water
  29. जो जो   Jo-jo for sambhayi, 
  30. चीक्पुक   Chikpuk lights
  31. सामी दया पाम्पा करी   Sami dayak Pampa kari/ Pray to god
  32. बु झाले वे   Boo zale ve- did u get hurt
  33. उबी करी   ubi kari- stand up
  34. ननी कोर्न्का     nani kornaka- dont cry 
  35. ओकू माम्माम   oku mamam for medicines
  36. कुचू कुचू करी  Kutchoo - kutchoo karee : gargle
  37. जिब्लि - tongue
  38. नांकी - nose
  39. तोंडी - mouth
  40. बिक्कि - biscuit
  41. मुमन्थि बुबन्थि  muumanthe...or... bubanthe for bhudhivanthe used to encourage diligence
  42. कुक्कुल माज्जल   Kukkul Majjal(cat) 
  43. कूटलाली वता  Cootelali Vattat - scootrari ride
  44.  हेन काअल नहीं हेन कुटल, हेन गड गड  जाता    "Heyn Caal Nahin, Heyn Cootala, Heyn Gada-Gada Jatta" - After a bumpy ride in the car which had seen better days
  45. डकाक डकाक  डकाक    dakkak~dakkaka~dakkak - bouncing on a speed breaker
  46. आ हम करी   aah-hum-kari - for eat ths (also "aa ammu") 
  47. हून जाता वे   uhn zaata weh? for potty zatta veh (also haggi/ she/chi chi)
  48. सुसु  /  मुती    sussu - pee/ urine (also mutti)
  49. हुगो खाव्यान    ** 'Hoogu Khavyan' = To have Kani or Bolu (baby food).
  50.  तेती लाव्नू बुसू  कोर्यान     ** 'Tethi Lavnoon Bushu Koryan' = Oil bath.
  51. तोटू बाटी जाई    ** 'Tottu Batti Zaayee'? = U want bottle (milk)?
  52. थुय्या करी    ** 'Thuyya Karee' = tell the tot to pass urine.
  53. जो जो जोई    Jo~Jo or Joyi~joyi - to rock to स्लीप , जोई जोई जोई आम्मू खाता सोयी  - lullaby 
  54. जीज्जी  शिशी   'Jiji' = Udkaade or anything dirty. (also chi~chi)
  55. काक्या  कुडान्तु / कुड    ** 'Kakya Koodanthu/Kooda' = Dark Room.                
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