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Vocabulary in Hindi – Household Chores Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Hindi Language

Do you know how to describe household chores such as cleaning the room, making the bed etc in Hindi?

I know that many of Hindi learners wish to describe the daily activities to their Indian friends or relatives and the households chores are important part of our lives. To help you with such vocabulary, I have prepared a vocabulary list of household chores.

Some of the common household chores which can be described in Hindi are:

To clean – सफाई करना – safaai karna

Cleaning the room – घर साफ करना – ghar saaf karna

Cleaning the room – कमरा साफ करना – kamara saaf karna

Clean off the table / Clean the table off – मेज साफ करना – mej saaf karna

Make the bed – बिस्तर लगाना – bistar lagaana

Sweep up the floor – जाडू  लगाना – jaadu lagaana

Moping up the floor – पोचा लगाना – paucha lagaana

Washing clothes – कपडे धोना – kapade dhonaa

Throwing out the garbage – कूड़ा फेकना – kudaa fekana

Cleaning spider web – जाले साफ करना – jaale saaf karna

Cleaning dishes – बर्तन साफ करना – bartan saaf karna

Water the plants – पोधों में पानी देना – paudhon ko paani dena

Watch the kid – बच्चों को देखना – bacchon ko dekhna

Cook food  – खाना बनाना – khana banana

Turn off the light – लाइट बूझना – light bujhana

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About the Author: Nitin Kumar

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.


  1. lokhnauth:

    I will like to thank you for putting out this Blog I just discoved it and I am happy to use it as a vocab resourse I wish if I can post few english sentenses but i do not know Hindi Thank you again Lokhnauth