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pretoriousSaturday 28th of May 2005 07:34:11 PM
Bazaar - Market - Video ::: Video (Quicktime Format) [[ 22MB Video ]]
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(Convesation in a vegitable market - for intro. with making questions/answers, negations, articles)

Bazaar - Market

(Part of conversation from the Video)

Yeh Bazaar hai. (This is Market / Bazaar=Market, Yeh=This)
Yeh Aurat hai. (She is a woman / aurat=woman)
Yeh ladki hai. (She is a girl / ladki=girl)
Yeh ladka hai. (he is a boy / ladka=boy)

Vendor : Namaste ji, aap kaisi hai ?
(Hello, how are you ? / aap=You, kaise=how)

Woman : Maen tikh hun, app kaise hai
(I am fine, how are you ? / tikh=fine)

Vendor : Ji maen bhi tikh hun
(I am also fine / bhi=also)


Woman : kya yeha gajar hai ?
(any carrots here ? / gajar=carrots, yeha=here)

Vendor : Ji nahi, yeha gajar nahi hai.
(No, No carrots here. / nahi=no)


Woman : tamator kaise hai ?
(how are tomatos ? / tamator=tamotas)

Vendor : ji tamator bahot ache hai.
(tomatos are very good / bahot=very/too, ache=good)


Woman : tamator ka daam kya hai ?
(What is the cost of tomatos ? / daam=cost, Kya=what, ka=of)

Vendor : ji tamator ka daam panch rupaye kilo hai
(Cost of tomatos is 5Rs Kilo / panch=five, rupaye=Rupees(Rs))


Woman : tamator saste nahi hai.
(Tomatos are not cheap, saste=cheap)

Vendor : ji nahi, yeh tamator saste hai
(No, Tomatos are cheap)

Woman : panch rupaye bahot hai
(Five Rupees is too much)

Vendor : ji yeh tamator char rupaye hai
(These tomatos are for 4Rs./ char=four)


Woman : achaa (ok)


Woman : aur lauki ka daam kya hai ?
(And what is the cost of Squash / aur=and, lauki=Squash)

Vendor : lauki ka daam das rupaye hai
(Cost of Bottle gourd is 10 Rs)

Woman : achaa (ok)


Girl : maa, ye kya hai ?
(Mother, what is this ? / maa=Mother, ye=this)

Woman : ye karela hai
(this is Bitter gourd, karela=Bittor gourd )

Girl : kya ye mitha hai
(is it sweet ? / mitha=sweet)

Woman : nahi ye mitha nahi hai
(No, it is not sweet)


Vendor : aapka naam kya hai ?
(What is your name ? / naam=name, aapka=your)

Girl : mera naam dipa hai, aapka naam kya hai
(My name is dipa, what is your name ?)

Vendor : ji mera naam raja hai
[ My name is raghav, mera=mine, raja=raja :-) ]


Woman : aloo kaha hai ?
(Where are potatos ? / aloo=potato, kaha=where)

Vendor : aloo yaha hai.
(aloo are here)


Woman : kya ye saste hai ?
(are they cheap ?)

Vendor : ji aloo bahot saste hai
(Yes, potatos are very cheap)


Woman : aalo ka daam kya hai ?
(What is the cost of potatos ?)

Vendor : ji, teen rupaye kilo
(3Rs Kilo / teen=3)


Boy : maa, yeh kya hai?
(Mother, what is this)

Woman : yeh baingan hai.
(This is Brinjal)


Vendor : ji, ye aapki lauki, ye aapke tamator
(This are your Sweet gourd, this are your tomatos)

Woman : aur aloo kaha hai ?
(And where are potatos)

Vendor : ji, yeh aapke aloo
(These are your potatos)

Woman : yeh aapke rupaye hai
(This is your money)

Vendor : ji, dhanyavaad

Woman : kya yaha fal hai ?
(any fruits here / fal=fruits)

Vendor : No, no fruits here
(ji nahi, yaha fal nahi hai)


Woman : fal kaha hai ? (Where are fruits ?)

Vendor : ji fal waha hai. (fruits are there / waha=there)

Woman : kaha ? (Where ?)

Vendor : waha (There)


Woman : achaa, dhanyavaad. (ok, thankyou)

(woman leaves...)

pretoriousTuesday 31st of May 2005 06:11:25 PM
- Word Order in some of above Sentences (Source)

Hindi word order is different from English word order. The most important difference is that the verb or verbal phrase almost always goes at the end of the sentence. In general, Hindi word order follows the following pattern (Source:

Subject + Modifiers/Object + Verb (Verbal Phrase)

Subject + Modifier/Object + Verb

My Name + Deepa + is <<==>> Mera Naam + Deepa + hai

These tomatoes + cheap + are <<==>> Yeh tamator + saste + hai

This + your squash + is <<==>> Yeh + aapki lauki + hai