Fish in Hindi

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Indian's are known for being a sea-faring people. In fact, India has over 4,000 miles of coastline! With this much coastline, it’s no wonder that seafood is a staple in most states in India. In this lesson, we’ll talk about various types of machhlii in Hindi. Some of these you might find on a plate garnished with lemon, and some you might see on a snorkeling trip or in a fish tank peeking out from behind some coral! Either way, this is important vocabulary to know while traveling.

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Pronouncing fish in Hindi

मछली

machalī

Fish

हिलसा

hilasā

Herring

जेलिफ़िश

jelipha़iśa

jellyfish

झींगा मछली

jhīṃgā machalī

lobster

केकड़ा

kekaḍa़ā

Crab

सीप / कस्तूरा

sīpa / kastūrā

Oyster

स्क्वीड

skvīḍa

squid

शार्क

śārka

shark

डॉल्फिन

ḍālphina

Dolphin

व्हेल

vhela

Whale

सैल्मन / सामन

sailmana / sāmana

Salmon

ट्राउट

ṭrāuṭa

Trout

समुद्री घोड़े

samudrī ghoḍa़e

Seahorse

पाइक

pāika

pike

शंबुक

śaṃbuka

Mussels

काप

kāpa

Carp

Shaanadaar! You now have a new set of words to add to your Hindi vocabulary list! Food in Hindi-speaking countries can contain many new and diverse flavors. If you see some of these fish on a Hindi menu, be brave and order something new. You won’t be disappointed!

For more lessons on Hindi vocabulary I recommend these! - Understand the menu with this lesson on food in Hindi.

फिर मिलेंगे । Phir Milengae,

Nikita Sharma Rocket Hindi

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