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Archive for April, 2011

Joint Family System Posted by on Apr 30, 2011

In India, two family systems are seen quite often. The family system could be nuclear, in which there is only one family living together. This system is very common in big city across India. However, in the business family, small cities and villages, joint family system is quite common. In Joint family, many family or…

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Etiquette at Dressing, Meeting & Dining Posted by on Apr 29, 2011

After the grammatical lesson on Hindi, now it’s time to learn some cultural prospects of Hindi speaker. I have made a lesson so you could know some of etiquette at dressing, meeting and dining that people follow in North India (Region for native Hindi speakers). Although, these etiquette are more or less same all over India…

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Suffixes (प्रत्यय) – Contd Posted by on Apr 28, 2011

In continuation of the topic of suffixes, in this lesson I would like to present the second major group of suffixes in Hindi. 2. Suffixes for declension (तद्धित प्रत्यय – Taddhit Pratyy) Those suffixes which add to noun, pronoun, adjective etc to form new words are called तद्धित प्रत्यय (Suffix for Declension) These suffixes are…

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Suffixes in Hindi Posted by on Apr 27, 2011

After the topic on prefixes, how about the topic on suffixes? 🙂 Suffix (प्रत्यय) is the affix that is attached after the stem of a word. In this way, a new word is formed. Just like our previous topic on Prefix, there is also a creation of new word. But what to and how to…

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Prefixes in Hindi Posted by on Apr 26, 2011

Prefix (उपसर्ग) is a word that comes before the stem of a word, here a Hindi word. They are used to alter the meaning of a word. Study of prefixes is important as it can help us to determine the meaning of a given word. Let us explore the topic of prefix in more detail…

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Tasty Indian Sweets Posted by on Apr 23, 2011

It’s hard to find people who don’t like the taste of Indian sweets. One sweet that people in Southern India are particularly fond of is Ariselu. Ariselu is usually made for festivals and other special occasions.  To make Ariselu, soak some rice overnight, then air dry them. When they dry, grind the rice into a…

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Tall Statues of India Posted by on Apr 15, 2011

India is a country of great sights and awe-inspiring statues. Take for instance the Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami. It is located in Hyderabad, which is a city in Andhra Pradesh. It is a statue of Hanuman, who is a half ape, half man devotee of Rama. This statue is forty-one meters tall and is…

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