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Lesson 9 - Important Hindi Phrases

Now that you know some grammar, you can better understand some very important phrases that are used often. This lesson will teach you common greetings and questions that may be asked when first meeting someone.

Hello and Goodbye

In India, you will hear a few different types of greetings. If you live in India, listen to those around you to know what kind of greetings to use.

hello - नमस्ते, नमस्कार, हलो

bye - नमस्ते, बाई

How are you? - आप कैसे हैं?

How are you? (short) - कैसे हो?

I'm fine. - मैं ठीक हूँ।

And you? - और आप?

Where are you from? - आप कहाँ के हैं?

Where are you from? (short) - कहाँ से हो?

How many years (old) are you? - आप कितने साल के हैं? (see vocabulary below)

I am nine years old. - मैं नौ साल का हूँ।

thank you - धन्यवाद, थैंक यू

please - कृपया, प्लीज़

Vocabulary

opposite (location)के सामनेalsoभी
maybeशायदunderके नीचे
afterके बादkeyचाबी f.
nineनौyearसाल m.

Note: भी always refers to the word directly before it.

Examples

My house is opposite (across the street) of your house.
मेरा घर आपके घर के सामने है।

Maybe he also speaks Hindi.
शायद वह भी हिन्दी बोलता है।

The key is under the vehicle.
चाबी गाड़ी के नीचे है।

Drink water after food.
खाने के बाद पानी पीजिये।