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The Nominative Case Posted by on Dec 9, 2009

In Hindi, there are several cases or कारक. The first case or the nominative case (कर्ता) deals with the subject of a sentence. In English, the subject of the sentence, “Sunil dances” would be “Sunil”. In the nominative case, the subject of the sentence has no case suffix, except when the verb is transitive and…

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Use of “Here” Part 2 Posted by on Dec 6, 2009

Just like I promised, I’ll provide the answers for the blanks in the last post and the feminine past and future. You are here (masculine) (single) (आप यहाँ हैं) We are here (masculine) (हम यहाँ हैं) They are here (वे यहाँ हैं) We were here (masculine) (हम यहाँ थे) They were here (masculine) (वे यहाँ थे) You will be here…

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Use of “Here” Posted by on Dec 3, 2009

We’ll take a look at how locative words like here (यहाँ) etc. are used with the tenses we’ve covered so far. I’ll provide some fill in the blank options for the masculine past and future tenses and post the answers in the next post, but I’m going to leave out the feminine past and future so…

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