# Category:Kannada terms by usage

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Kannada terms categorized by the manner and context in which they are used by speakers.

- Category:Kannada colloquialisms: Kannada terms that are likely to be used primarily in casual conversation rather than in more formal written works, speeches, and discourse.
- Category:Kannada derogatory terms: Kannada terms that belittle (lessen in value).
- Category:Kannada dialectal terms: Kannada terms that are not used in standard language but only in dialects.
- Category:Kannada euphemisms: Kannada terms that indirectly refer to something unpleasant or controversial.
- Category:Kannada formal terms: Kannada terms whose use is typically restricted to polite, ceremonious, non-casual contexts.
- Category:Kannada literary terms: Kannada terms whose usage is typically restricted to works of literature.
- Category:Kannada nonstandard terms: Kannada terms that are considered improper, incorrect or commonly misused.
- Category:Kannada poetic terms: Kannada terms whose usage is typically restricted to works of poetry.
- Category:Kannada terms with rare senses: Kannada rarely used terms or terms with rarely used senses.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 9 subcategories, out of 9 total.