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Lesson #30: A Simple Hindi Conversation

So today we’re going to do something a little different! Instead of me teaching you anything new we’re going to recap over everything we’ve learnt recently by reading a ‘real-life’ Hindi conversation! If you want to refresh your memory at any point then please head back to the Conversational Section

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This conversation is between two people, सुरेश Suresh (male) and अमृता Amrita (female). It’s only a very short and simple conversation, but it should help you remember the things we’ve covered! So are you ready to get going? 

Oh, and by the way did I mention, I’m not giving you the translation here - so you’re going to have to try and figure it out for yourself! Remember to check back to the Conversational Section if you get stuck! I have given a few tips at the end though. 

Key - Speaker: Devanagari script transliteration

सुरेश: नमस्कार  Suresh: namaskaar

अमृता: नमस्ते, आपका नाम क्या है? Amritaa: namaste, aapkaa naam kyaa hai?

सुरेश: मैं सुरेश हूँ। और आपका नाम क्या है? Suresh: main suresh hoon. aur aapkaa naam kyaa hai?

अमृता: मेरा नाम अमृता है। आप कैसे हैं? Amritaa: meraa naam amritaa hai. aap kaise hain?

सुरेश: मैं बहुत अच्छा हूँ धन्यवाद, और आप? Suresh: main bahut accha hoon dhanyavaad, aur aap?

अमृता: मैं ठीक हूँ।  फिर मिलेंगे Amritaa: main theek hoon. phir milenge

सुरेश: फिर मिलेंगे Suresh: phir milenge

There’s actually a few words here we haven’t covered yet. So just to be nice I’ll let you know what they are…

नमस्कार namaskaar - this is just another way of saying नमस्ते namaste - Hello. 

धन्यवाद dhanyavaad - Thank you

फिर मिलेंगे phir milenge - This literally translates to ‘again see’ and means ‘see you again’ or see you later, it’s used as a Goodbye.

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Practicing real conversations is such a good way to help you remember everything!

How was that? Is it scary seeing a whole block of Hindi text? Honestly, that happens to everyone. Just keep working at it and you’ll get better and better, I promise.

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Notes

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