Recently one of our live class student said, “Koro thoyh”? when I asked them how do you say in your family “What happened?” Others said, “Shu thayu?” Many were confused at the first students’ response. That student speaks Kutchhi at home. Kutchh is a western region of state of Gujarat in India which neighbors the Sindh region in Pakistan, thus these two languages Sindhi and Kutchhi are similar. Kutchhi is a mix of Gujarati, Punjabi and Marwari (Rajasthani dialect). As with qu
Who was Mahatma Gandhi? When I asked this question to the students in our face to face live Gujarati class, here are the answers I got from the kids who are second and third generation in the United States: Is he the bald guy with glasses?
Didn’t Ben Kingsley play him in a movie?
Didn’t the movie Munnabhai with Sanjay Dutt mention him?
He was the first prime minister of India?
He was Indira Gandhi’ dad?
He used a cane and walked around without any clothes?
He invented Yo