Hindi Grammar

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Translate: my fruit; my fruits.

Translate: my fruit; my fruits.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 7, 2013

Translate: what kind of fruit do you like?

Translate: what kind of fruit do you like?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 7, 2013

How would the question आप कैसे हैं? aap kaise hain? be changed when adressing a person as तुम tum?

How would the question आप कैसे हैं? aap kaise hain? be changed when adressing a person as तुम tum?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Can you translate this? I have money.

Can you translate this? I have money.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Give the Hindi for: old houses.

Give the Hindi for: old houses.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Give past tense of the verb 'to be' होना honaa. (Equivalent of English 'was and 'were').

Give past tense of the verb 'to be' होना honaa. (Equivalent of English 'was and 'were').

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Translate: "Please give me two rupees."

Translate: "Please give me two rupees."

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Can you translate this? Sita's fruit; Sita's fruits.

Can you translate this? Sita's fruit; Sita's fruits.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Translate: 'How many people are there in this family?'

Translate: 'How many people are there in this family?'

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Translate: Do you know?

Translate: Do you know?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Translate: big boy; big boys.

Translate: big boy; big boys.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Can you translate this? मैं जाऊँगा - Maiṁ jā'ūm̐gā.

Can you translate this? मैं जाऊँगा - Maiṁ jā'ūm̐gā.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 6, 2013

Hindi script

Hi, I have only just started to learn Hindi and I find it really difficult to read Hindi script. How can I manage to read and learn more words if I can't read the script? Thanks Thomas

21 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 8, 2013

Should it be 'ho' or 'hain'?

Dear Nikita, In Chapter 1.3 Learning Hindi, the question 'Kya aap tayaar ho?' asked by Rohan confuses me of how exactly to use 'ho' and 'hain'. I understand that the pronoun 'aap' goes with 'hain' whereas 'tum' does with 'ho'. Please confirm me if I am...

7 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 8, 2013

The last Retroflex - Da or Dha ?

In the transliteration for the last letter in the Retroflex line, you show it as "Da". I agree with the capital "D" because most commentators use that to indicate a Retroflex letter, but you transcribe the full character as "Da", without the aspirated "h...

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 7, 2013

maiM or mujhe?

What is the difference between __maiM__ and __mujhe__?

10 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 2, 2013

"maiM and haiM"

How do you pronounce maiM and haiM??? Dhanyavaad Keyatta

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 28, 2013

Explain the word मुझ mujh. What does it mean and when it is used?

Explain the word मुझ mujh. What does it mean and when it is used?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 25, 2013

What does 'हो ho' mean and when it is used?

What does 'हो ho' mean and when it is used?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 25, 2013

How do you construct a sentence involving चाहिए cāhie ? Give two examples.

How do you construct a sentence involving चाहिए cāhie 'is wanted/needed ? Give two examples.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 25, 2013

More info on simple past tense please

Thanks so much for putting some past tense info here. So many programs stop once they've taught you present tense, which is crazy!! Anyway, because I haven't learned past tense yet, I really need some more information on that page please. When you put ma...

3 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 20, 2013

Gender Phrases

Hi My name is hamsa, i know hindi but i am a little confused of the femine and masculine gender. when a lady says " i speak english" ahould she be saying " main angrezi bothi hun" or "boltha" hun.....It should be bolthi hun right? and what are the most ...

3 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 14, 2013

Chinni vs shakkar

I learned sugar as chinni while I was in India. What is the difference between chinni and shakkar?

5 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 8, 2013

Ka, Ki or Ke

Hello, I have a question regarding the use of ka, ki or ke. Here is the sentence from the course that I am a bit confused about: __*ek kamare kaa ek raath kaa kiraayaa kithanaa hai?*__ Why does "kamare" end in an "e" instead o...

6 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 8, 2013

hai, haim? I dont get it...

It seems that hai and haim are used for is and are, but are used in sentences where is and are aren't in the sentences. Can you please tell me when and how this is used? On another thread there was this: "Mere paas ek kalam hai" (I have a pen), and hai...

3 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 5, 2013

Different forms of verbs

Hello, I have a question about verbs. Over the lessons I have heard many forms of the word "speak" or bolte. I have seen bol as in kyaa aap angrejee bol sakathee haiM? I have seen bolte as in Kya aap Angrezi bolte hain? I have seen bolenge as in kya...

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 4, 2013

name

aap ka naam kya hai?

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 3, 2013

Would Like

When saying "I would like," when would you use "lena pasand karungee" and when would you use "lena charunga?"

1 reply - Last post by John-H8 - September 3, 2013

Hai or hu

When do I use "hai" and when "hu" at the end of a word?

1 reply - Last post by John-H8 - August 28, 2013

Ek?

How many meanings does ek have in hindi?

1 reply - Last post by John-H8 - August 28, 2013

Ne

What does "ne" mean and how is it used?

1 reply - Last post by Nikita-Sharma - September 8, 2010

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