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Derivative Roots in Hindi – II Posted by on Apr 18, 2016 in Hindi Language

In previous posts, we have discussed some verbs which were derived from other verbs. The root of base verb changes to form a new root. This derived verb is called व्युत्पन्न धातु (Vyautpann Dhaatu – Derivative Root) in Hindi.

In this post, let’s take few more derivative roots and derived verbs. And remember that the verbs in Hindi have ‘ना’ ending, the part before the ending are main or base root of the verb. Previous posts on the derivative root is available here and examples are available here.

It’ll be clear from the examples below:

1. उड़ना (Udnaa – to fly)

उड़ – > उड़ा results in formation of verb उड़ाना (Udaana- to fly something or someone)

उड़ > उड़वा results in formation of verb उड़वाना (Udvaana – to make someone fly something or someone by someone (third person))

2. रोना (Rona – to cry)

रो – > रुला results in formation of verb रुलाना (Rulana – to make someone cry)

रो – > रुलवा results in formation of verb रुलवाना (Rulvaana – to make someone cry by third person)

3. कटना (Katna – to cut self)

कट – > काट results in formation of verb काटना (Kaatna – to cut someone or something)

कट – > कटवा results in formation of verb कटवाना (Katvaana – to make someone cut someone or something)

4. खुलना (Khulna – to open self)

खुल – > खोल results in formation of verb खोलना (Kholna – to open something)

खुल – > खुलवा results in formation of verb खुलवाना (Khulvaana – to make someone open something)

5. मरना (Marna – to die)

मर – > मार results in formation of verb मारना (Maarna – to kill or beat someone or something)

मर – > मरवा results in formation of verb मरवाना (Marvaana – to make someone kill or beat someone)

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Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.