Present Tense – Part 4

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Objective:

Review making the present tense form of verbs depending on gender, number, and person. (See July 12, 2008 – Present Tense masculine and June 13, 2008 – Present Tense feminine. Also, you can see other examples of form the present tense using the verbs “to write” and “to say” in the July 14, 2008 podcast.)

Review all the forms for:

  • खाना (khaanaa) – to eat
  • जाना (jaanaa) – to go
  • आना (aanaa) – to come

Lesson

खाना (khaanaa) – to eat

Masculine forms

I eat. = मैं खाता हूँ। (main khaata huun)

We eat. = हम खाते हैं। (ham khaate hain.)

You eat. (very informal) = तू खाता है। (tuu khaata hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You eat. (informal) = तुम खाते हो। (tum khaate ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You eat. (formal) = आप खाते हैं। (aap khaate hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

He eats. वह खाता है। (vah khaata hai)

They eat. वे खाते हैं। (ve khaate hain).

Feminine forms

I eat. = मैं खाती हूँ। (main khaathii huun)

We eat. = हम खाती हैं। (ham khaathii hain.)

You eat. (very informal) = तू खाती है। (tuu khaathii hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You eat. (informal) = तुम खाती हो। (tum khaathii ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You eat. (formal) = आप खाती हैं। (aap khaathii hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

She eats. वह खाती है। (vah khaathii hai)

They eat. वे खाती हैं। (ve khaathii hain).

जाना (jaanaa) – to go

Masculine forms

I go. = मैं जाता हूँ। (main jaata huun)

We go. = हम जाते हैं। (ham jaate hain.)

You go. (very informal) = तू जाता है। (tuu jajaata hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You go. (informal) = तुम जाते हो। (tum jaate ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You go. (formal) = आप जाते हैं। (aap jaate hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

He goes. वह जाता है। (vah jaata hai)

They go. वे जाते हैं। (ve jaate hain).

Feminine forms

I go. = मैं जाती हूँ। (main jaatii huun)

We go. = हम जाती हैं। (ham jaatii hain.)

You go. (very informal) = तू जाती है। (tuu jaatii hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You go. (informal) = तुम जाती हो। (tum jaatii ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You go. (formal) = आप जाती हैं। (aap jaatii hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

She goes. वह जाती है। (vah jaatii hai)

They go. वे जाती हैं। (ve jaatii hain).

आना (aanaa) – to come

Masculine forms

I come. = मैं आता हूँ। (main aanta huun)

We come. = हम आते हैं। (ham aante hain.)

You come. (very informal) = तू आता है। (tuu aanta hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You come. (informal) = तुम आते हो। (tum aante ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You come. (formal) = आप आते हैं। (aap aante hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

He comes. वह आता है। (vah aanta hai)

They come. वे आते हैं। (ve aante hain).

Feminine forms

I come. = मैं आती हूँ। (main aatii huun)

We come. = हम आती हैं। (ham aatii hain.)

You come. (very informal) = तू आती है। (tuu aatii hai) (use the singular form of the verb)

You come. (informal) = तुम आती हो। (tum aatii ho) (use the plural form of the verb)

You come. (formal) = आप आती हैं। (aap aatii hain) (use the plural form of the verb)

She comes. वह आती है। (vah aatii hai)

They come. वे आती हैं। (ve aatii hain).

Resources

Visit the page about the present tense: http://www.ispeakhindi.com/wiki/index.php?title=Verbs_-_Present_Tense

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