Imagine you've been invited out for dinner in Hindi by a new Indian friend - how exciting!
In this lesson we'll introduce some Hindi words to say at dinner." that will make you a gracious guest, so you'll have a great social agenda to practice all you've learnt so far! Just listen to the pronunciation and practice saying these Hindi words and phrases aloud.
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रात का खाना / डिनर
rāta kā khānā / ḍinara
न्योता / निमंत्रण
nyotā / nimaṃtraṇa
मुख्य / मेन्स
mukhya / mensa
Main / Mains
सह भोजन / साइड डिश
saha bhojana / sāiḍa ḍiśa
"rāta kā khānā / ḍinara" "dinner" "śādī" "wedding"
Here are some phrases that you might hear during a dinner in Hindi:
आप क्या आर्डर करना चाहेंगे?
āpa kyā ārḍara karanā cāheṃge?
What would you like to order?
आपके खयाल से क्या अच्छा है?
āpake khayāla se kyā acchā hai?
What can you recommend?
Great work - that's another lesson complete! Just remember that practice is the key. Even if it seems quite hard to begin with, you'll be surprised when a few months have passed, and you're breezing through the same work you struggled with today.
For more lessons on Hindi vocabulary I recommend these!
फिर मिलेंगे (phir milenge),
Nikita Sharma: Rocket Hindi
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