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Hindi Vocabulary for Body Parts Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Hindi Language

Today, I will cover Hindi vocabulary related to body parts. The vocabulary of body parts are given in English with  the translation in Hindi and romanized Hindi spellings in brackets. You will find the extra information in one line note below each word if the word would change in its plural form or not.

Hindi Vocabulary for Body Parts:

Vocabulary from Figure:

Head = सर (sar)

Hair = बाल (baal)
(remain same in plural, Hairs = बाल (baal))

Shoulder = कंधा (kandha)
(In plural, Shoulders = कंधे (kandhein))

Neck = गरदन (gardan),  गला (galaa)

Eye = आँख (ankh)
(In plural, Eyes = आंखें (aankhein))

Wrist = कलाई (kalaaī)

Ear = कान (kaan)
(remain same in plural, Ears = कान (kaan))

Nose = नाक (naak)

Mouth = मुँह (munh)

Breast/Chest = छाती (chhaatī)

Abdomen = पेट (pet)

Arm = बाजू (baazoo), बांह (baanh)
(In plural, Arms = बाजू (baazoo) but बांह becomes बाँहें (baanhein) )

Hand = हाथ (haath)
(remain same in plural, Hands = हाथ (haath))

Elbow = कोहनी (kohnī)

Toes = पैर की उंगलियों (paer ki ungaliyein – lit. fingers of feet)

Finger = ऊंगली (unglī)
(remain same in plural, Fingers = ऊंगली (unglī))

Leg = टांग (tang)
(In plural, Leg = टांगें (tangein))

Foot = पैर (paer)
(remain same in plural, feet = पैर (paer))

Extra Vocabulary:

Face = चेहरा (chehra)

Tooth = दाँत (daant)
(remain same in plural, Teeth = दाँत (daant))

Cheek = गाल (gaal)

Chin = ठोड़ी (taudhī)

Tongue = जीभ (jībh)

Palm = हथेली (hathelī)

Fingernail = नाखून (nakhun)

Skin = चमडी (chamarī), त्वचा (tvachaa)

Body = शरीर (sharīr)

Nipple = चूची (chuchī)
(remain same in plural, Nipples = चूची (chuchī))

Back = पीठ (peth), कमर (kamar)

Thumb = अँगूठा (angutha)

Penis = लिंग (ling)

Vulva  = योनि (yoni)

Heel = एड़ी (eddī)

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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.


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