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conjunct consonants of the devnagri script.

This page lists frequently occurring conjunct consonants of the devnagri script. The way this page displays depends on your browser's rendering support and the availability of appropriate fonts. Regular cases 1st 2nd Conjunct Example Transcription Translation क् र क्र क्रान्ती kranti revolution क् स क्स टैक्सिला taiksilâ Taxila (city in Pakistan) क् ल क्ल क्लास klâs [...]

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In Hindi verbs are inflected basing upon gender, person, number, tense, mood, and aspect

In Hindi verbs are inflected basing upon gender, person, number, tense, mood, and aspect. There are three tenses – past, present and future (some linguists include the subjunctive mood in the tenses); three moods - imperative, indicative, and subjective; two aspects: imperfective and perfective. In sentence structuring the verb always comes at the end. The [...]

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Time words in Hindi

English Hindi Transliteration Notes Now अब/अभी ab/abhī Later बाद में/फिर bāda mēṃ/phira Before पहले pahalē After बाद bāda Dawn उषाकाल uṣākāla represents 01:00-03:59, rarely used (use rāt for 20:00-03:59) Morning सुबह/सवेरा subaha/savērā savērā represents 04:00-05:59, subaha represents 06:00-10:59 Day दिन dina also represents 04:00-19:59, but cannot follow time words. Noon दोपहर/मध्याह्न dopahara/madhyāhna madhyāhna is a [...]

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Numeric words meaning in Hindi

Numbers that are the basic of Mathematics. Strange that Hindi numbers are unorganized unlike Sanskrit and other Southern Indian languages. Like other Sanskrit derived/Indian languages, Hindi numbers also follow decimal format. English Hindi Translation Zero (00) शून्य (०) śhunya/siphar One (1) एक (१) ēk Two (2) दो (२) do Three (3) तीन (३) teen Four [...]

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Colours name with hindi meanings

Color English Hindi Transliteration White सफ़ेद/गोरा safēd/gorā Gray स्लेटी/धूसर sleṭī/dhūsar Black काला kālā Red लाल lāl Orange नारंगी nārangī Yellow पीला pīlā Green हरा harā Cyan आसमानी āsmānī Blue नीला nīlā Violet बैंगनी bainganī Pink गुलाबी gulābī Brown भूरा bhūrā Light (as in lighter shade) हलका halakā Dark (as in darker shade) गहरा gaharā Light [...]

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Family relation names in Hindi are very specific to the speaker

Family relation names in Hindi are very specific to the speaker. For example, your father's brother and your mother's brother are not both just "uncle"; you would differentiate and address them using specific terms to indicate the precise relationship. These terms can vary a bit from place to place. The following are some standard examples. [...]

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In Hindi, pronouns

In Hindi the pronouns are inflected depending on the number and case. The pronouns in Hindi may be classified into 7 categories, the most important of which is the personal pronoun category. We'd learn only about them here, reserving the rest for later chapters on pronouns. a)Direct Case Person Singular Plural 1st मैं (I) हम [...]

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Common words & phrases with Hindi meaning

Hello - नमस्कार (namaskar) or namaste (नमस्ते) Goodbye -अलविदा (Alvida), चलता हूँ (chaltā hūn) Please be seated- पधारिये। (Padhāriye.) See you again. - फिर मिलेंगे। (Phir milenge.) Thank you - धन्यवाद (dhanyavād), शुक्रिया (śukriyā) It is nice to meet you, I felt good meeting you. - आप से मिल के ख़ुशी हुई, आप से मिल [...]

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Diary Entry – Format and Sample

Diary Entry - Format and Sample Summary Diary is a kind of personal document. It records an individual’s account of a day of his/her life. Format Top left- Date, day and time. Tense Most frequently used- Simple past, Present perfect and future. First person application. Steps Begin the entry with general sentence describing the day [...]

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Diary writing

Diaries are extremely popular. All sorts of people ranging from young children to presidents of the United States keep them. But what exactly is a diary, and how do you go about writing in one? Read on to learn more! Definition of Diaries The best advice I ever got about keeping a diary came from [...]

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