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Hindi Lokoktiyan in Language Learning Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

Photo courtesy Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels Hindi Proverbs or Lokoktiyan are also known as Kahavats. Hindi has a lot of figurative language, drawing from mythology.  They are a part of everyday life in India. In the villages proverbs are passed down from generation to generation as a means of educating the children. In cities, the…

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Common Hindi Proverbs Posted by on Sep 8, 2021

Every language and culture acquires certain sayings that function as standards for living. Proverbs are as ancient as the Gita and the Bible. You can find chapters on proverbs or wise sayings in these books as well. Hindi does not lack ‘kahavats’ or wise sayings, proverbs that dictate how one should live. We will look…

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Practice on Hindi Proverbs Posted by on Jul 27, 2012

Proverbs, in any language, are the interesting ways to describe the commonly accepted facts which have been understood with experience. In Hindi, a proverb is called कहावत (Kahaavat). As the proverbs usually came out of understanding, way of thinking and experience of people, they can reflects the experience and cultural roots of a language’s speakers…

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Proverbs in Hindi Posted by on Mar 1, 2011

Let me show you today some of the common proverbs that we use quite often in our daily conversations. Please have a look on how to use these proverbs by the following example sentences. Also, take a note that the proverb seems to repeat as a next sentences after each example sentence in Hindi. It…

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