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Present Tense of होना

In this lesson, you will learn how to conjugate होना for each of the personal pronouns. This is a foundational step in learning Hindi grammar.

The Meaning of होना

The most basic meaning of होना is to be. It could sometimes mean to happen or to exist. Before learning this you should first learn personal pronouns. All the pronouns and the conjugated forms of होना are the same for masculine and feminine subjects.

I amमैं हूँ
you areतू है
he/she/it isयह है, वह है
we areहम हैं
you areतुम हो
you areआप होThis is formal, but not as formal as आप हैं.
you areआप हैं
they are (near)ये हैं
they are (far)वे हैं