konkani is a very philosophical language.. the words mean more than just their actual meaning. in fact most languages are like that , they help u express more than what u say, but i have recently realised this quality in konkani, a language spoken by people in the konkan region. this language borrows heavily from marathi and from portugese, since goa [ the place where konkani is spoken ] is where the portugese discoverer ,Vasco da gama, first arrived. Well so much for , the historical background. now here are a few of my observations.. Alcohol , is called 'soro' , pronounced as , sorrow. it's as if they mean to say," when in sorrow, u drink 'sorrow' " . Or maybe they meant to say," if u drink 'sorrow' it will only bring more sorrow" . then there is the word 'begin' which means fast. it's like you want some one to come quickly, or do a job quickly, or when the web network is slow and you want your home page to open.. u say"