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SPEAK BASIC HINDI


Though most people here understand English, knowing a bit of native language always helps! Here is a list of common Hindi words and sentences you could familiarize yourself with. And, if there is any particular word you want the Hindi translation for, just post a comment.



Basic Hindi Words

In English

In Hindi

Hello / Hi Namaste
Yes Haan
No Nahi
Thank you Shukriya / Dhanyawaad
Excuse Me Suniye
Sorry Maaf Kijiye
Help Madad kijiye
Left Bayein
Right Daheene
Straight Seedhe
Opposite Ke saamne
Behind Ke peeche
At the corner Kone mein

Some sentences you might need

In English

In Hindi

How are you? Aap kayse hain?
What is your name? Aapka naam kya hai?
My name is ______ Mera naam______hai
Do you speak English? Aapko angrezi aati hai?
Can you show me the way to_____ ? Kya aap______ka raasta bata saktey hain?
Can you tell where this address is? Yeh pataa bataa saktey hain?
What is the time now? Abhi kya time hua hai?
How much time will it take? Aur kitna waqt (time) lagega?
Is there any restaurant nearby? I am hungry. Kya aas paas koi res-too-rant hai? Mujhe bhookh lagi hai
I am not feeling well Meri tabeyat theek nahi lag rahi hai
Where will I find a doctor? Kya aap bataa saktey hain Doctor kahaan milenge?
How much does it cost? Iskey kitne paisey lagengey?
I have a flat tyre Meri gaadi ka tyre puncture ho gaya hai
Where will I find a mechanic? Kya aap bata saktey hain mechanic kahaan milega?