Popular cartoon series in Nepali language ‘Meena’ by UNICEF in collaboration with Hnna Barbera and Fil Cartoons.
This episode of Meena cartoon deals with the importance of taking care of girl children. In South Asian communities, boy children are given more importance than the girl children. In that context, this cartoon tries to make the children aware of the importance of girl children.
There aren’t many cartoons in Nepali language. The one and only cartoon that many grew up with were Meena cartoon. The cartoon made specially for South Asian region were dubbed in various languages and Nepali was one of them.
The cartoon series was produced by UNICEF in colabration with hnna Barbera and Fil Cartoons. Apart from being entertaining they also motivate children to learn new things.
पढ्न नजान्नेको लागि "कालो अक्षर भैसी बराबर" भन्ने उखान नेपालमा प्रचलित छ | तेस्तै हाम्रो छिमेकी देश भारतमा पनि हिन्दीमा "काला अक्षर भैस बराबर" भन्ने चलन छ – तेसैले सो नेपाली उखान हिन्दीको उखान बाट आएको हुन सक्छ |
बिश्व भरका हिन्दी भाषीको लागि भनेर अन्तरास्ट्रिय साक्षरता दिबसको उपलक्षमा जारि गरिएको एउटा पोस्टर सोही कथनमा आधारित छ |
We have collected some vegetable names and translated them to Nepali. These are not all, please suggest more names to be added in the list.
Correction – Please read Jalapeño instead of Jalapino and Mexcian instead of Mexicon in the following list. (Thanks aracely khand for pointing out the mistakes)
Angled Luffa Gourd – Patee Gheeraula (पाटे घीरौला)
Angled luffa is called pate-gheeraula, is also known as ridged luffa, angled gourd, or Chinese okra. It is long and narrow gourd, with sharply ribbed skin. Only the young or immature luffa is used for cooking, once mature they develop a sponge-like fibrous texture and becomes bitter.
Smooth Luffa Gourd – Gheeraula – (घीरौला)
The smooth luffa is also known as silk gourd, sponge gourd, or toriya and is an extremely popular vegetable in Nepal. It resembles a long cucumber with a smooth green skin marked by fine longitudinal lines. The young gourd is sweet with a delicate and distinctive taste.