अक्तूबर, 2011 की पोस्ट दिखाई जा रही हैं

नमस्कार! ( Greetings! )

         नमस्ते या नमस्कार करने की मुद्रा। नमस्ते या नमस्कार , भारतीयों के बीच अभिनन्दन करने का प्रयुक्त शब्द है जिसका अर्थ है तुम्हारे लिए प्रणाम।  Namaste or Namaskar Gesture. Namaste or Namaskar is common among Indians to greet (to welcome as well as to bid farewell) each other (verbally with the gesture or only verbally) and it means I salute the divine in you.  

सामान्य बोलचाल ( Common conversation )

Good = अच्छा achchaa  Bad = बुरा buraa  Friend = मित्र (mitra) (friend neutral gender) यार (yaar) (close friend) दोस्त dost (male friend) सहेली saheli (female friend). [Note: usually दोस्त is used by men to address another man, सहेली is man's girl friend, यार is girl's boy friend.] What is your name? = आपका नाम क्या है? aapka naam kya hai? [This is used to address a persn with respect e.g. an older or unknown person. Similar to  vous  in French or  usted  in Spanish.] तुम्हारा नाम क्या है? Tumhara naam kya hai [This is used to address a younger person or a close friend. Similar to  Tu  in French and Spanish.] Nice to meet you. = आपसे मिलकर खुशी हुई aapse milkar khushii huyii Birthday = जन्मदिन janmadin [जन्म (Janma means birth; din means day ) Happy Birthday! = जन्मदिन मुबारक हो । janmadin mubaarak ho OR जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएँ! janmadin ki shubhkaamnaayehn Tomorrow/Yesterday = कल kal (Hindi does not have seperate words for yesterday and tomorrow, the meaning is determined

औपचारिक बातचीत ( Formal conversation )

You are welcome [as in welcome to our home] = आपका स्वागत है। (aapkaa svaagat hai) Hello = नमस्ते (namasté) How are you? = आप कैसे हैं? (aap kaisé hain?) [ hai  is pronounced nasally like in "hand"] Goodbye = अलविदा (alvida) (also नमस्ते,  namaste ) (also फिर मिलेंगे  phir milenge  and the reply is ज़रूर मिलेंगे  zaroor milenge ) Thank you = धन्यवाद dhanyavaad or शुक्रिया shukriya Thank you very much = आपका बहुत बहुत धन्यवाद (aapkaa bahut bahut dhanyavaad) Please = कृपया (kripyaa [most people just say please or add  zara  into the sentence]) Excuse me = क्षमा/माफ़ करें kshamaa/maaf karén (क्षमा and माफ़ are synonyms) Good = अच्छा achchhaa