Translated Sentences

Friday 25 April 2008

Himanshu R Pota - himanshu.pota@gmail.com

  1. I'd like to see some red saris/silver bangles/black shoes. maiṃ kucha lāla sā.Diyā.N/cā.Ndī ke raṃga vālī cūḍiyā.N/kāle jūte dekhanā cāhatī hū.N|
  2. Do you have milk/a car/any English books? kyā āpake pāsa - dūdha hai? kāra hai? aṃgrezī kī kitāba hai?
  3. I live in _________. mai kenbarā meṃ rahatī hū.N|
  4. I work at ________. mai videśa vibhāga meṃ kāma karatī hū.N|
  5. I don't want any, thank you. dhanyavāda, mujhe nahīṃ cāhie|
  6. How long have you lived in India for? āpa bhārata meṃ kaba se haiṃ?
  7. I might meet you there later. āśā hai āpa se phira mulākāta hogī|
  8. What do you do on weekends? āpa vīka-eṇḍa meṃ kyā karate haiṃ? āpa śani-ravi kyā karate haiṃ?
  9. What are you doing this weekend? isa saptāhanta meṃ āpa kyā kareṃge?
  10. I went shopping for a birthday present, saw a movie with some friends and read a book. maine janmadina ke liye eka upahāra kharīdā, kucha mitroṃ ke sātha sinemā dekhā, aura eka pustaka pa.Dhī|
  11. I'm busy tonight but I'm free tomorrow night. āja rāta maiṃ vyasta hū.N para kala khālī hū.N|
  12. I won't be able to come because I have to work. mujhe kāma hai, maiṃ ā nahīṃ sakū.Ngī|
  13. No, that's not the price we agreed on. nahīṃ yaha kīmata hamane taya nahīṃ karī thī|
  14. That restaurant is never clean. vaha resṭoreṃṭa kabhī bhī sāpha nahīṃ rahatā/hotā hai|
  15. He is always late. vo hameśā dera se ātā hai|
  16. Which way is the train station/museum/movie theatre/supermarket? sṭeśana kidhara hai| myūziyama kidhara hai| sinemāghara kidhara hai| suparamārkeṭa kidhara hai|
  17. Last week was very hot . pichale saptāha bahuta garmī thī|
  18. How much will it cost to fly from Delhi to Varanasi? dillī se banārasa kā kyā kirāyā hai?
  19. How long does the train take from Delhi to Varanasi? dillī se banārasa ṭrena meṃ kitanā samaya lagatā hai?
  20. She's older than him. vaha usase baḍī hai|
  21. I moved here three months ago. mai yahā.N tīna mahīne pahale āī thī|
  22. I studied Hindi at university in Australia. maiṃne ausṭreliyā me viśvavidyālaya meṃ hindī paḍhī thī|
  23. She doesn't like orange juice as much as apple juice. usako seva ke rasa jaisā nāraṃgī kā rasa pasanda nahīṃ hai|
  24. He doesn't know how to drive. usako kāra calānā nahīṃ ātā hai|
  25. They forgot to take their umbrella with them. ve chātā le jānā bhūla gaye|
  26. Her mother made them a cake. usakī mā.N ne unake liye keka banāī|
  27. Swimming is more fun than running. tairane meṃ dauḍane se zyādā mazā ātā hai|
  28. If I finish this soon I will be able to meet you for dinner. agara maiṃ yaha kāma jaldī pūrā karū.Ngī to āpase khāne ke liye mila sakū.Ngī|
  29. Who brought the dog here? kutte ko yahā.N kauna lāyā|
  30. Those people are from Maharashtra. yaha loga mahārāṣṭra se hai|
  31. Which one do you recommend? kyā leṃ, āpa kā sujhāva kyā hai?
  32. It was very foggy when I got up this morning. jaba maiṃ subaha uṭhī taba koharā thā|
  33. Stop here please. kṛpayā yahā.N rukeṃ|
  34. I can't read that. maiṃ vaha nahīṃ pa.Dha sakatī|
  35. Do you understand what I'm saying? maiṃ jo kaha rahī hū.N vaha kyā āpa samajhate haiṃ?
  36. Let's go and get a drink/something to eat. caleṃ kucha khā-pī leṃ|
  37. They asked us not to go there but we went anyway. unhoneṃ hamako vahā.N jāne se manā kiyā phira bhī hama gaye|
  38. I'm on holidays so I'm going to Haridwar with a friend . maiṃ chuṭṭī para hū.N isaliye eka mitra ke sātha haridvāra jā rahī hū.N|
  39. Please slow down, we're not in a hurry. kṛpayā dhīre calāveṃ, hama jaldī meṃ nahīṃ hai|
  40. What time does the shop close? dukāna kitane baje banda hotī hai|
  41. The window won't open. yaha khiḍakī khulatī nahīṃ hai|
  42. That lock is broken, can you please fix it? yaha tālā bigaḍa gayā hai, kyā āpa isako ṭhīka kara sakate hai?
  43. That mountain is very high. yaha pahā.Da bahuta ū.Ncā hai|
  44. I'm supposed to have lunch with them next week. maiṃ unake sātha agale saptāha khānā khā rahī hū.N|
  45. Those women didn't like the film. ina auratoṃ ko sinemā pasanda nahīṃ āyā|
  46. She wants another roti please. kṛpayā usako eka aura roṭī cāhie|
  47. I'll give you a call when I get home. maiṃ ghara pahu.Nca kara āpako phona karū.Ngī|

possessive pronominal adjective apanā

We wash our own clothes. hama apane kapaḍe khuda dhote haiṃ|
Do you speak Hindi in your house? kyā āpa apane ghara meṃ hindī bolate haiṃ?
He is reading his own book. vaha apanī kitāba pa.Dha rahā hai|

Interrogative pronouns/adverbs

Who are those people? vaha loga kauna haiṃ|
Who didn't drink their tea? kisane apanī cāya nahīṃ pī|
How much are the apples? seva kā kyā bhāva hai?
Which area of Australia did you visit? āpane ausṭrelīyā kā kaunasā bhāga dekhā hai?
What type of films do you like? āpa kisa taraha kī philma dekhanā pasanda karate haiṃ?
How many people live in New Delhi? naī dillī meṃ kitane loga rahate haiṃ?
Why doesn't your friend like milk? āpakā mitra dūdha kyoṃ pasanda nahīṃ karatā hai?
When does this shop close? yaha dūkāna kaba banda hotī hai?
How do you write this in Hindi? isako hindī meṃ kaise likhate haiṃ?
Where are you going after work? kāma ke bāda āpa kahā.N jā rahe haiṃ?

Asking "can it be found" (milegā/gī/geṃ)

Can I get milk/water/food here? kyā yahā.N dūdha/pānī/khānā milegā?
Where will I find Ram/siitaa? rāma/sītā (mere ko) kahā.N milegā/gī?
Are there sarees in this market? kyā isa bazāra meṃ sā.Diyā.N mileṃgī?
Will I get an auto here? kyā (mere ko) yahā.N oṭo milegā?
Will I get a train for Agra from here? kyā (mere ko) yahā.N se āgarā ke liye ṭrena milegī?

The formal imperative (verb root + iye)

Have another cup of tea. cāya kā eka kapa aura lījie|
Follow me. mere pīche āo|
Don't worry about me, go without me. merī cintā mata karo, mere bigara jāo|
Give me two first class tickets to Jaipur. kṛpayā jayapura kī do pharsṭa klāsa kī ṭīkiṭa deveṃ|

Expressions of the English 'to have' and 'has'

She has two cats. usake pāsa do billiyā.N haiṃ|
I don't have brothers or sisters. mere koī bhāī yā bahana nahīṃ hai|
Does he have a cold? kyā usako sardī ho gayī hai?
She has doubts about this. usako isake bāre meṃ śaṃkā hai|
They have a few questions. unako kucha praśna pūchane haiṃ|
I have a stomach ache. mujhe peṭa-darda hai|
This apartment has two bathrooms. isa apārṭamenṭa meṃ do gusalaghara haiṃ|
I have a computer. mere pāsa eka kampyūṭara hai|

Expressions of the English 'like'

I like swimming. mere ko tairanā pasanda hai|
I like swimming. maiṃ tairanā pasanda karatā/karatī hū.N|
I like him. mere ko vaha pasanda hai|
I like him. maiṃ usako cahatā/tī hū.N|
I like him. maiṃ usako pasanda karatā/tī hū.N|
I used to like him. mere ko vaha pasanda thā|
I used to like him. maiṃ usako pasanda karatā thā|
I like sweets. mere ko mīṭhāī pasanda hai|
I like sweets. mere ko mīṭhāī acchī lagatī hai|
I liked the movie. mere ko pikcara acchī lagī|
I liked the house. mere ko ghara acchā lagā|
I liked the house. mere ko ghara pasanda āyā|

Conditional future tense ('may')

I may go with you. mai śāyada āpake sātha jāū.N|
It's so busy, there's no knowing when I will finish work. ye itanā vyasta hai ki patā nahīṃ merā kāma kaba khatama hogā|
If you don't mind, may I say something? agara āpa izāzata deṃ to maiṃ kucha kahū.N|
My friends might be coming next month. śāyada mere mitra agale mahine āveṃ|
May I come in? kyā maiṃ andara ā sakatā hū.N|

Possibility - conditional tense of honā

This person might know how to get there. śāyada yaha sajjana jānate hoṃ vahā.N kaise pahu.Ncate haiṃ|
He must have been busy. vaha vyasta rahe hoṃge|
They are probably speaking Punjabi. śāyada ve paṃjābī meṃ bāta kara rahe haiṃ|

Permission denā|

  1. He let him go. usane usako jāne diyā|
  2. I let him eat. maiṃne usako khāne diyā|
  3. I permit him to go. maiṃ usako jāne detā hū.N|
  4. We let them write. hama unako likhane dete haiṃ|
  5. Please let him go. kṛpayā usako jāne do|
  6. Please let him see his book. kṛpayā usako usakī pustaka dekhane do|
  7. You let him come. āpa usako āne deṃ|

Particles also, till, then, also bhī, taka, to, hī|

I'd also like a coffee. maiṃ bhī phī pasanda karū.Ngā|
He will be happy when he hears the news. samācāra sunakara vaha khuśa hogā|
I will work till 2 O'clock. maiṃ do baje taka kāma karū.Ngā|
Then what will you do? to āpa kyā kareṃge?
Only he will go. vaha hī jāyegā|
He is the one who said it. usane hī to kahā thā|

Obligation ought to/ have to/ need to/ must

I need four tomatoes. mujhe cāra ṭamāṭara cāhieṃ|
we ought to leave now. hameṃ aba jānā cāhie|
You need to give me the report in an hour. āpa mujhe vivaraṇa eka ghaṇṭe meṃ de deveṃ|
She must eat something. use kucha khānā cāhie|

Time expressions 'ago', 'since', and 'for'

It wasn't there a week ago. eka saptāha pahale maiṃ vahā.N nahīṃ thā|
I have been living in Canberra since 1998. maiṃ kenbarā meṃ san 1998 se raha rahā hū.N|
It's been raining for two days. do dina se barasāta ho rahī hai|
We will be here for two hours. hama yahā.N do ghaṇṭe raheṃge|
That was a long time ago. vaha to bahuta samaya pahale thā|

Relative pronouns, relative adverbs and relative adjectives (and explain the English grammar!)

Who (ever)/what (ever)/that/which (ever) koī bhī/kucha bhī/vaha/koī bhī

Asking directions/ giving directions/ asking for things at the post office etc.

Turn left / turn right bāyeṃ muḍo/dāyeṃ muḍo
Where is the train to Amritsar located? amṛtasara jāne vālī ṭrena kahā.N hai?
It's on platform number three. vaha tīna nambara ke pleṭaphorma para hai|
How much will it be to take me from A to B? yahā.N se vahā.N jāne kā kitanā kirāyā hogā|
Please give me an international stamp. kṛpayā mujhe eka antarrāṣṭrīya sṭempa deveṃ|
Do you have Shahi Paneer? śāhī panīra hai kyā?
Please bring the bill. kṛpayā bila lāīye|

Compound verbs

He gave away the last piece of cake. usane keka kā antima ṭukaḍā de diyā|
Hurry up or we'll miss the train. jaldī karo varanā hama ṭrena cūka jāveṃge|
They left just before I came. mere āne ke eka sekaṇḍa pahale ve cale gaye|
She heard what I said and laughed. jo maiṃne kahā vo sunakara vaha ha.Nsa paḍī|
I was so sick I couldn't even get out of bed. maiṃ itanā bimāra thā ki bistara se bhī nahīṃ uṭha sakā|
She is telephoning him again. vaha usako phira phona kara rahī hai|

Common Verbs

Bring lānā
Come ānā
Forget bhūlanā
Go jānā
Happen/to be honā
Live/remain/stay rahanā
Read pa.Dhanā
Sit baiṭhanā
Talk bāta karanā
Walk calanā
Want cāhanā
Ask pūchanā
Buy kharīdanā
Close banda karanā
Open kholanā
Decide taya karanā
Do karanā
Eat khānā
Give denā
Take lenā
Have pāsa honā
Keep rakhanā
Learn sīkhanā
See/look dekhanā
Write likhanā
(1) Where do you live? āpa kahā.N rahate hai?
(2) How old are you? āpa kī umara kyā hai?
(3) How many children do you have? āpa ke kitane bacce haiṃ?
(4) Where is the train station? relve sṭeśana kahā.N haiṃ?
(5) What is your work? āpa kyā kāma karate haiṃ?
(6) What is your religion? āpakā mazahaba kyā haiṃ?
(7) Can you help me please? kṛpayā kyā āpa merī madada kara sakate haiṃ?

My name is Shankar, I am married and have two sons. My wife name is Danielle and she takes care of our the house and the grandchildren for our sons. Both our sons are married and have two little children each. Altogether I have 4 grandchildren, two sons and two daughters.

merā nāma śaṅkara hai, hamāre do bacce haiṃ. merī śrīmatījī kā nāma ḍeniyala hai aura vaha ghara kā tathā hamāre baccoṃ ke liye hamāre potoṃ kā dhyāna rakhatī hai| hamāre donoṃ baccoṃ ki śādī ho cukī hai aura donoṃ ke do-do bacce haiṃ| kula milākara hamāre cāra pote-potī haiṃ, do pote aura do potiyā.N|

Both of my sons work in the computing area. My work is electrical engineering in the field of radio frequency spectrum planning - this i a very specialised field of engineering. I have come to India for pleasure to visit with our very good friends and to make more friends. I am very happy to have the pleaseure to speak with you and to met you. I hope that we can meet again and I can speak more Hindi.

hamāre donoṃ la.Dake kampyūṭara ke kṣetra meṃ kāma karate haiṃ| merā kāma ilekṭrika enjinīyarīṃga meṃ reḍiyo phrīkvensī spekṭrama yojanā meṃ hai - yaha iṃjīnīyarīṃga kā eka viśiṣṭa kṣetra hai| maiṃ bhārata ānanda karane, apane mitroṃ se milane tathā naye mitra banāne āyā hū.N| mujhe āpase bāta kara aura mila kara bahuta ānanda āyā| maiṃ āśā karatā hū.N ki apana phira mileṃge aura meṃ aura zyādā hindī bola pāū.Ngā|

Hindi Verb (to be)
I will have to be there soon. = mujhako vahā.N jaldī se honā/pahu.Ncanā/jānā paḍegā|
I want to be a doctor. = maiṃ ḍākṭara bananā cāhatā hū.N|
What do you want to be? = āpa kyā bananā cāhate haiṃ?
Will there be work for me? = kyā mere liye vahā.N kāma hogā?
How can I be sure? = mujhe kaise niścitatā ho sakatī hai?

Hindi Verb (to have)
I will have to be there soon. = mujhako vahā.N jaldī se honā/pahu.Ncanā/jānā paḍegā|
I have to be a doctor. = mereko kṭara honā/bananā hai|
Have you thought about what you want to be? = kyā āpane socā hai ki āpa kyā bananā cāhate haiṃ?
I want to have you and hold you. = maiṃ cāhatā hū.N āpako maiṃ pakaḍū.N aura āpa mere hoveṃ|
I have great affection for you. = maiṃ āpake liye bahuta prema rakhatā hū.N|

Hindi Verb (to want)
What do you want to be? = āpa kyā bananā cāhate haiṃ?
Have you thought about what you want to do? = kyā āpane socā hai ki āpa kyā bananā cāhate haiṃ?
I would like to do that. = maiṃ vaha karanā cāhatā hū.N|
Will there be work for me to do? = kyā mere liye koī kāma hogā?
Do you love me? = kyā apa mujhe/mujhase/mereko/mujhako prema karate haiṃ?
I will be there soon = mai vahā.N jaldī hoū.Ngā|
I will reach there soon = mai vahā.N jaldī pahucū.Ngā|
I will always love you = maiṃ hameśā āpako prema karū.Ngā|
I will care for you = maiṃ āpakā dhyāna rakhū.Ngā|
Will you care for me? = kyā āpa merā dhyāna rakheṃge?
When will the work be finished? = kāma kaba khatama hogā?

Say it again please = kṛpayā phira kaheṃ|
Say you love me = kaho mujhase prema karate ho|
I will say it again. = maiṃ yaha phira kahū.Ngā|
When he says this you say that. = jaba vaha aisā kahatā hai to āpa vaisā kaheṃ|
Let her have her say. = usako/unako usakī bāta kahane do|

What would you do? = āpa kyā kareṃge?
Would you please go = āpa kṛpayā jāīye|
I would if I could = yadi sambhava hotā to maiṃ avaśya karatā|
I would like tea please = kṛpayā mere liye cāya|
Would you make me tea? = kyā āpa mere liye cāya banāveṃge|

I can if you can = yadi āpa kara sakate haiṃ to maiṃ bhī kara sakatā hū.N|
Can you make tea = kyā āpa cāya banā sakate haiṃ?
Can I go now? = kyā mai aba jā sakatā hū.N?
I can do that = maiṃ vaha kara sakatā hū.N|
I can do anything = maiṃ kucha bhī kara sakatā hū.N|

Please get me a good person = kṛpayā mere liye eka kuśala vyakti lāīye|
Lets get out of here = calo yahā.N se nikala caleṃ|
I can get that = maiṃ vaha lā/pā sakatā hū.N|
Get it or make it = vo lāo yā banāo|
Go get some water = jāo thoḍā pānī lāo|
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Miscellaneous Sentences

  1. India is bigger than Australia. India Australia se ba.Dā hai|
  2. Australia is smaller than India. Australia India se choṭā hai|
  3. If I am sick, I don't go to work. yadi maiṃ sick hotī hū.N to kāma para nahīṃ jātī hū.N|
  4. When I am sick, I don't go to work. jaba maiṃ sick hotī hū.N taba kāma para nahīṃ jātī hū.N|
  5. Could you please pass that? kṛpayā vaha idhara deveṃ|
  6. Should I go with you? kyā maiṃ āpake sātha āū.N?
  7. Would it be OK if I came with you? kyā maiṃ āpake sātha āū.N?
  8. Can I come with you? kyā maiṃ āpake sātha ā sakatā/tī hū.N?
  9. During the summer it is hot. Summer meṃ garmī pa.Datī hai|
  10. After work I go home. kāma ke bāda maiṃ ghara jātā/jātī hū.N|
  11. Before class I eat lunch. klāsa ke pahale maiṃ laṃca khātī hū.N|
  12. Do you remember how you feel? kyā āpako yāda hai āpa kyā anubhava karate hai?
  13. These people who do not say anything are afraid. yaha loga jo kucha nahīṃ kahate haiṃ vaha ḍara rahe haiṃ|
  14. What will happen if the economy goes down. agara ikonomī nīce gayī to phira kyā hogā?
  15. They can never tell what is going to happen. kyā hogā yaha koī nahīṃ kaha sakatā|
  16. The traffic may be bad but we hope to get there in time. ṭrephika bhārī ho phira bhī hama āśā karate haiṃ samaya se pahu.Nceṃge|
  17. If they continue to complain something will be done. agara vaha kamplena karate reheṃge to kucha hogā|
  18. They do not think the government has done much. ve nahīṃ mānate haiṃ ki sarakāra ne unake liye paryāpta kāma kiyā hai|
  19. I do not know when he will come home. maiṃ nahīṃ jānatā/jānatī vaha kaba ghara āyegā/āyeṃge|
  20. Master chef cook with vegetables. māsṭara śepha sabzī ke sātha pakāte haiṃ|
  21. He was born in Sydney and grew up in Canberra. vaha siḍanī meṃ paidā huā aura kenbarā meṃ ba.Dā huā|
  22. The actress has dancing skills and singing talent. ekṭresa ke pāsa nācane aura gāne kī skills hai|
  23. The school children perform on stage in a school musical. School ke chātra (sṭeja para) skūla ke saṃgīta-nāṭaka meṃ bhāga lete haiṃ|
  24. Our favourite sport is cricket. krikeṭa hamārā favourite sport hai|
  25. My friend went to India to visit his relatives. merā/merī mitra apane riśtedāroṃ se milane bhārata gayā/gayī hai|
  26. The film was proudly presented by the National Gallery. yaha philma neśanala gelerī garva se prastuta karatī hai|
  27. People have surf and swim in clean beaches. loga clean beaches meṃ surf aura swim karate haiṃ|
  28. Prem has a toothache and a headache. prema ke dāṃta aura sara dukhate haiṃ|
  29. Prem has a headache. prema kā sara dukhatā haiṃ|
  30. The weather forecast today is cold and wet. āja ke mausama kā forecast pānī aura ṭhaṃḍa|
  31. The concert was cancelled due to swine flu. Concert swine flu kī vajaha se radda ho gayī|
  32. Together they sing ``Happy Birthday'' blowing out all the candles. ve saba milakara hepī barthaḍe gāte hue candles ko bujhāte haiṃ|
  33. How was your weekend? āpakā weekend kaisā rahā|
  34. Would you like to meet for lunch? kyā āpa laṃca ke liye milanā pasanda kareṃge?
  35. Would you like to meet for lunch? kyā āpa laṃca ke liye milanā cāhate haiṃ?
  36. What are you studying at univeristy? āpa viśvavidyālaya meṃ kyā pa.Dha rahe haiṃ?
  37. How many people are in your family? āpake parivāra meṃ kitane loga haiṃ?
  38. Do you enjoy bollywood dancing? kyā āpako bollywood dancing meṃ mazā ātā hai?
  39. What did you do today? āpane āja kyā kiyā?

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