Masculine/Feminine/Singular/Plural Conversions

Posted on 21. Mar, 2010 by in Hindi Language

When a masculine word ends in , , , , , it does not change in the plural :

So बाल (child) will be बाल (children)

When a masculine word ends in , change it to to make it plural :

काला (black singular) = कालो (black plural)

When a feminine word ends in or , change it to एँ :

रात (dark sing.) = रातों (dark plu.)

When a feminine word ends in या, change it to याँ :

कुटिया (shack) = कुटियाँ (shacks)

When a feminine word ends in or , change it to इयाँ :

बिल्ली (cat) = बल्लियाँ (cats)

When a feminine word ends in , , change it to एँ :

गौ (cow) = गौएँ (cows)

Some singular words don’t change in the plural :

मामा (uncle) = मामा (uncles)

There are some masculine words that don’t follow any rules when they change in the feminine form :

पिता (father) = माता (mother)

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2 Responses to “Masculine/Feminine/Singular/Plural Conversions”

  1. rishav kant 8 October 2011 at 4:26 am #

    good

  2. gulab jain 2 December 2011 at 8:07 am #

    There seems to be some typing mistake, like kalaa becomes kaale and not kaalo and raat becomes raaten and not raaton etc. Please take care.


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