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1.6: Common Hindi Words and Phrases

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    Table of Common Hindi Words & Phrases

    Hindi Transliteration English
    नमस्ते
    namaste 
    Hello/Bye
    हाँ
    haan
    Yes
    नहीं
    nahin
    No
    अच्छा
    achchhaa
    Good
    ख़राब
    Kharaab
    Bad
    ठीक
    Thiik
    Alright
    क्या
    kyaa
    What
    कब
    kab
    When
    कहाँ
    kahaan
    Where
    धन्यवाद
    dhnyawaad
    Thanks
    कृपया kRipyaa Please
    हिंदी में बोलिये Hindi me boliye Please speak in Hindi.
    यह क्या है?
    ye kyaa hai
    What is this?
    यह कौन है?
    ye kaun hai
    Who is s/he?
    x कहाँ है?
    X kahaan hai?
    Where is X
    फिर से बोलिये
    phir se boliye
    Please say again
    क्या हाल है?
    kyaa haal hai
    How are you?
    मुझे x चाहिये
    mujhe X chaahiye
    I need X
    क्या चल रहा है?
    kyaa chal rahaa hai 
    What is going on?
    x कितने का है?
    X kitne kaa hai
    How much does X cost?
    ज़रा/थोड़ा धीरे बोलिये
    Zaraa/ThoRaa dhiire boliye
    Please speak slowly.
    अन्दर आइये
    andar aaiye
    Please come in
    बाहर जाइए
    bahar jaaiye
    Please go out.
    क्या आप समझ रहे/रही हैं?
    kyaa aap samajh rahe/rahii hain?
    Do you understand?
    मुझे समझ नहीं आ रहा |
    mujhe samajh nahin aa rahaa.
    I do not understand.
    हिन्दी में x को क्या कहते हैं?
    Hindi me "X" ko kyaa kahate hain?
    How do you say “X” in Hindi?
    माफ़ कीजिये
    maaf kiijiye
    Sorry/Excuse me
    ज़रा सुनिये
    zaraa suniye
    Please listen

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