December 01, 2006
Anush Words-worth ( 15.5 months)
Anush has been communicating pretty effectively the last few weeks and here is a recap of only her verbal repertoire.
Hi with varied expressions - for Good morning, Hello, I am sorry and Pay attention to me
Down-Said only to complete the rhyme Ring- a- roses and accompanied by a squat
Paapa- Means herself or anyone in a photograph and 2 specifically smaller dolls
Akka/ Anna- interchangeably used for boys and girls older and younger to her but below 15yrs
Vain-daaaam/ Illa- meaning no
Mummum- depending on tone- Give me food! OR You are eating ? Without me?
Aay- ref "Pooped"
'A' -pul- "Apple" with a vernacular accent
Over- She has had enough/ some gadget has stopped/ power gets cut
Take- for both give and take
Ret- for red
Yeah- When very happy and to complete the song " Konja neram yenna kollai yah"
Kaaka- any bird
Bear- any furry animal
Ca-lock- Clock/ watch
Brroom- car/ bike
The-dhaam- Any veggies with her food. BTW she is interested in eating only the veggies minus the main course.
Dabba- Box/ anything with a lid
Baba- As always for any diya/ lamp/ God
Amma, Appa, Jump, Come, Tata bye, Cup & Do for what they mean in adult lingo.