10 Nov 2008
Himanshu R Pota - email@example.com
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The simple patterns:
- Revised vowels, twenty five consonants - five groups of five
consonants each, and twleve vowels with consonant.
- Introduced the remaining Devanagari characters - ya, ra, la,
va, śa, ṣa, sa, ha|
- Revised simple
- Introduced the commonly used 2nd person pronoun
āpa-(you) and not so commonly used tuma-(you), and
tū-(you). The pronoun āpa can be uesd both as singular and
plural 2nd person pronoun.
- Worked with simple constructs with the verbs
sāīkala calānā-(to cycle),
ānā-(to come), and
sāpha karanā-(to clean).
- Some question words: kisa-which, kyā-what,
kahā.N-where, kitanā-how much.
- words: merā, merī-mine, kāma-work, meṃ-in.
- Had a look all the cases and case indicators.
- āpa calate haiṃ| āpa calatī haiṃ| You walk.
- āpa nahīṃ calate haiṃ| āpa nahīṃ calatī haiṃ| You don't walk.
We had a go at translating the following sentences:
- āpa sāīkala calāte haiṃ| āpa sāīkala calāte haiṃ| You cycle.
- āpa nahīṃ sāīkala calāte haiṃ| āpa nahīṃ sāīkala calāte haiṃ| You don't cycle.
- I would like to purchase some oranges.
- What time does the train arrive?
- We are going to the markets.
- I work at the Australian Embassy.
- Where can I purchase diesel?
- What time is our meeting?
- Would you like a cup of tea?
- I like living in New Delhi.
- How much is the bottle of water?
- I am learning to speak Hindi.
- I purchase oranges. maiṃ oranges purchase karatā hū.N|
- What time does the train arrive? kisa time train ātī hai|
- I am going to the markets. maiṃ markets jātā hū.N|
- I work at the Australian Embassy. maiṃ Australian Embassy
meṃ work karatā hū.N|
- I purchase diesel? maiṃ diesel purchase karatā hū.N|
- What time is my meeting? kisa time merī meeting hai?
- Do you like a cup of tea? kyā āpa cup of tea like karate haiṃ|
- I like living in New Delhi. maiṃ New Delhi meṃ living
like karatā hū.N|
- How much is the bottle of water? Water-bottle kitane kā hai?
- I am learning to speak Hindi. maiṃ Hindi bolanā learn karatā hū.N|
- Practise writing the twenty five Devanagari consonants with all twelve
vowels attached to them, e.g., kha, khā, khi, khī, khu,
khū, khe, khai, kho, khau, khaṃ, khaḥ, ca, cā, ci, cī, cu, cū,
ce, cai, co. cau, caṃ, caḥ|
- Write most commonly used ten sentences which you would like
translated in Hindi.
- Indentify five most common verbs other than the ones covered so far.
A Devanagari script version of this document is also available.
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