Hindi Vocab

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Hindi Flash Cards

Hi I cannot find any public Hindi flash cards, and don't know how to make my own.  When I started on this site a couple of years ago I was using Safari and found it quite hard to navigate  but now I use Chrome and I also think the navigation on the site has improved but I still can't work out...

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Aug 13, 2017

Khyamat and anth difference

There are two ways to say end in Hindi. What is the difference. You have khyamat कयामत and anth अंत. What is the difference between them and in what contexts are these words used.

1 reply - Last post by Sudhanshu - Rocket Languages Tutor -
Jun 15, 2017

लगता

I've gotten different answers from google translate and the web. What does this word mean? Google translate says "sounds" and some other sites said "applicable" Thanks for the help. :) लगता

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Feb 17, 2016

What does this Hindi word mean?

What do these words mean? I can't figure them out. Thanks. 1. झूठ 2. भी 3. ने 4. करना Thanks again! Ella

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Feb 17, 2016

A at the end of many words

I'm new, so I apologize if this has been asked before. I am seeing A at the end of many words in Hindi. I don't hear them pronounced in the sound files. Is this a software issue? or am I just not hearing the a being pronounced?

3 replies - Last post by Deven--3 देवन--३ -
Jan 25, 2016

The use of न (not ने)

Hi, When I read Hindi books and Hindi news, sometimes I just see न stuck in the middle of a sentence like it's its own word. I also heard it used by a flight attendant on a plane. Sometimes, I wonder why it's even there, and I don't know what it means. Can you please explain the significance...

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Dec 13, 2015

Hindi; vaha pronounciation

In the past, present and future the Hindi word vaha is sometimes prounced vo and at other times vaha. Why?

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Dec 12, 2015

Can you translate these? काल(kāl); समय (samay).

Can you translate these? काल(kāl); समय (samay).

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Nov 27, 2015

लडका is misspelled. The correct spelling is लड़का laṛkā Boy

1.7 Survival Phrases लडका is misspelled. The correct spelling is लड़का laṛkā Boy. The rest of this lesson all boy and girl are misspelled.

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Nov 24, 2015

Misspelled "eggs" in Hindi.

    4.1 Doing the Groceries    आटा , टमाटर, मखन, ,.अन्ड्डे..    āṭā , ṭamāṭara, makhana, anḍḍē,...    A packet of flour, tomatoes, butter, eggs... अ अन्ड्डे.. is misspelled. The...

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Nov 23, 2015

Transcribe the following words into Devanagari: nag=gem; bam=bomb; kap=cup; path=path; paṭ=board.

Transcribe the following words into Devanagari: nag=gem; bam=bomb; kap=cup; path=path; paṭ=board.

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Nov 21, 2015

What are the two words for 'difficult' in Hindi?

What are the two words for 'difficult' in Hindi?

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Nov 6, 2015

List three feminine nouns ending in ा ā(aa).

List three feminine nouns ending in ा ā(aa). These three nouns look like masculine but they are feminine.

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Nov 5, 2015

Origin of Hindi Language

namaskaar kaise haiM aap? paDaaee achChee tharah chal rahee hai na? We have been listening to Hindi conversations, writing Hindi scripts and even speaking a little bit of Hindi too! But have we ever thought how this beautiful language was developed or originated? Well, in this post, I will...

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Nov 5, 2015

Book in Arabic is كتاب -Kitab, in Sanskrit is पुस्तक- pustak. Give two Hindi words for book.

Book in Arabic is كتاب -Kitab, in Sanskrit is पुस्तक- pustak. Give two Hindi words for book.

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Nov 2, 2015

Sorrow in Sanskrit: is दुःख(duHkha) and शोक(śoka). Give Hindi word for sorrow.

Sorrow in Sanskrit: is दुःख(duHkha) and शोक(śoka). Give Hindi word for sorrow.

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Oct 20, 2015

Give two words for 'reply' in Hindi.

Give two words for 'reply' in Hindi.

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Oct 15, 2015

अब

In one of the lessons in the first module, Rohan says: "क्या अब बहतर है?" I was wondering what अब means. 

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Aug 14, 2015

Similar Sounding Words List

Hey guys, I want to work on my listening skills and wondering if anyone has a similar sounding words list. I googled it and was able to find a bunch of information from learning-hindi.com but all their stuff contradicts the stuff on Rocket Languages. A lot of the vowels are pronounced completely...

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Jul 27, 2015

Please transcribe and translate 'Aum namah Shivay'.

Please transcribe and translate 'Aum namah Shivay'.

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Apr 18, 2015

translation

namaste , kya ap bta sakte hai ki "es k baab jud v" ko english me kaise bolenge .. means translate "es k baab jud v" in english

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Apr 18, 2015

Book in Arabic is كتاب(Kitab), give Hindi word for book which is a loanword from Arabic.

Book in Arabic is كتاب(Kitab), give Hindi word for book which is a loanword from Arabic.

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Apr 18, 2015

What is help in Hindi?

Hi, I'm confused 'mujhe madada cahie' means 'I need help' but 'kisa taraha ki' means 'help with what?' Can you explain what each work means? Thank you. Mary

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Apr 18, 2015

What is the translation of 'Lena'

Hi, Can you tell me the translation of 'lena'? I believed it meant 'take' but it is used in the sentence 'maĩ kōfī lēnā pasanda karūngī' - I would like a coffee. Thank you. Mary

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Apr 18, 2015

kaisī, kisa taraha kī?

kaisī, kisa taraha kī? Is this saying 'help, help with what?'

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Apr 6, 2015

Kitane

Hi, Can you please explain the translation of 'Kitane'? I believe it means 'How many' . What does it mean in the sentence 'Kitane duhkha ki bata hai' meaning 'What a shame' ? I'm a little confused. Thank you. Mary

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Mar 20, 2015

Can you translate this? कृपया , मुझे दो टिकेट दीजिये । kṛpayā , mujhē dō ṭikēṭa dījiyē .

Can you translate this? कृपया , मुझे दो टिकेट दीजिये । kṛpayā , mujhē dō ṭikēṭa dījiyē .

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Dec 9, 2014

Can you translate this?

Can you translate this? मुझे सिर दर्द है mujhē sira darda hai

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Dec 8, 2014

Can you translate this?

Can you translate this? कृपया , एक गिलास काजू फेनी kṛpayā , ēka gilāsa kājū phēnī

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Dec 6, 2014

Can you translate this?

Can you translate this? यह नीला वाला स्वेटर​ मेरा है yaha nīlā vālā svēṭara​ mērā hai

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Dec 6, 2014

Can you translate this?

Can you translate this? कृपया मुझे और थोडी चीनी चाहिए kṛpayā mujhē aura thōḍī cīnī cāhiē

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Dec 6, 2014

Chair in Arabic is كرسي-Kursi, give Hindi word for 'chair'.

Chair in Arabic is كرسي-Kursi, give Hindi word for 'chair'.

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Oct 8, 2014

यहाँ and यह

What is the difference in meaning between यहाँ and यह?

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Aug 26, 2014

Please translate: museum; library; post office; restaurant.

Please translate: museum; library; post office; restaurant.

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Jun 1, 2014

What does ताजमहल mean?

What does ताजमहल mean?

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Jun 1, 2014

Give both meaning and gender of the following words: माला( mālā );माली(mālī).

Give both meaning and gender of the following words: माला( mālā );माली(mālī).

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Apr 12, 2014

The directions North, South, East, West in Hindi

Translate into Hindi: North, South, East, West.

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Apr 12, 2014

Please translate :रत्न(ratna); रविवार(ravivār).

Please translate :रत्न(ratna); रविवार(ravivār).

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Apr 12, 2014

What does ख़रीदारी kharīdārī mean?

What does ख़रीदारी kharīdārī mean?

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Apr 6, 2014

Please translate: रंग-ranga;लाल-lāla;नारंगी-nārangī;गुलाबीgulābī;हरा-harā.

Please translate: रंग-ranga;लाल-lāla;नारंगी-nārangī;गुलाबीgulābī;हरा-harā.

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Apr 3, 2014

Translate into English: जानकारी-jānkārī; सोना-sonā; पाप-pāp.

Translate into English: जानकारी-jānkārī; सोना-sonā; पाप-pāp.

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Apr 3, 2014

Can you translate this? महात्मा(Mahatma).

Can you translate this? महात्मा(Mahatma).

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Apr 3, 2014

Please translate:camera shop.

Please translate:camera shop; shopkeeper; market

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Mar 24, 2014

Please translate: television; radio.

Please translate: television; radio.

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Mar 24, 2014

Give the meaning of the word 'जान' and also its gender.

Give the meaning of the word 'जान' and also its gender.

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Mar 24, 2014

Give Hindi word for rich/wealthy.

Give Hindi word for rich/wealthy.

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Mar 24, 2014

Translate the following words into Hindi: Hindu priest; Muslim priest; Rabbi; Catholic priest: Mass.

Translate the following words into Hindi: Hindu priest; Muslim priest; Rabbi; Catholic priest: Mass.

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Mar 24, 2014

Please translate these words into Hindi: color; colored; colorful.

Please translate these words into Hindi: color; colored; colorful.

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Mar 24, 2014

Please translate: shop; shopkeeper; shopping.

Please translate: shop; shopkeeper; shopping.

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Mar 5, 2014

Please translate the following three-consonant words:कमल; गरम; नगर; बरस; नमक

Please translate the following three-consonant words:कमल; गरम; नगर; बरस; नमक

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Mar 5, 2014

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