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Archive for December, 2011

Etymology Posted by on Dec 22, 2011

Etymology (शब्द – विचार) is study of words’ history, their origins as well as modification in their forms and meanings. Today, I will focus on the classification of Hindi words based on their construction, origin and meaning. A. बनावट के आधार पर (Based on Construction) 1. रुढ़ शब्द (Elementary Words) Those words which can not…

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Hindi Alphabet Posted by on Dec 21, 2011

For all our new learners or who wish to start learning Hindi, I have first step for you. Yes, I am talking about the alphabet in Hindi. In Hindi, alphabet is called  वर्णमाला (Varna Mala), which came from वर्ण(varna) meaning letter and माला (mala) meaning chain. So, are you ready to dive into a wonderful…

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Hindi Numbers 1 – 100 Posted by on Dec 18, 2011

Numbers in Hindi can be a little tricky in the beginning, but once you notice some of the regular patterns, you can remember them easily.  Below is a handy table of Hindi numbers from 1 to 100. Some hints for you, we have some ending like “ah” (11-18), “is” (19 – 38s) and so on. Moreover, the prefixes…

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Idioms in Hindi – II Posted by on Dec 17, 2011

Idioms in Hindi are called मुहावरा (Muhawra) and plural is मुहावरों (Muhawre). Idioms are important part of Hindi language and we use them in our daily conversations. In continuing post,  I’ll present some more idioms in Hindi. Some of the idioms end with verbs like होना (to be),  उगलना (to spit) etc. I will give a hint, the verb usually…

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Cave Paintings of India Posted by on Dec 16, 2011

Sittanavasal Caves Paintings

Nowadays, Indian painters (चित्रकार – Chitrkaar) are world renowned and have got accolade from international community. Are they new comer to the world of painting or they have some legacy of their own? The evidences from the history (इतिहास – Itihas) suggest the latter.  Let me show you some of evidences or I would say…

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Winter in Delhi Posted by on Dec 9, 2011


Winter in Delhi is something that we eagerly wait for the whole year as in north India, we have a long, humid and annoying warm weather. In North India, we have colder and dry winter as compared to the other part of India. Around the end of December and beginning of January, the temperature could…

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Synonyms in Hindi – II Posted by on Dec 6, 2011

In this post, I wish to present more synonyms in Hindi. Below, you will find some more synonyms that are frequently used in Hindi. As you can see, many of the synonyms are also used as names like चन्द्र (Moon)  synonyms are हिमांशु (Himanshu) and राकेश (Rakesh) which are common name for boys in India…

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