What are you likely to see in the water? Perhaps a turtle, a whale, a dolphin, a fish, a frog? But what if there was a shark in the water at the beach? People are saying: “A shark! A shark!” But in Hindi! Might be useful to know the Hindi word. That is what we learn in today’s ISpeakHindi.com episode.
|water animals||jalchar praanii|
Did you see जल in the word for “water animals”? जल (jal) is another word for water. It is not as common as पानी (paanii). जल (jal) also conveys a sense of sacredness. Which would make sense when referring to something with life.
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Here are the previous day’s lessons if you need to review or catch up:
- July 27, 2008 – #291 Insects, etc. (insects, ant, housefly, mosquito, butterfly, honeybee, cockroach, spider, mongoose, lizard, squirrel, mouse, snake)
- July 26, 2008 – #290 Wild Animals (tiger, elephant, lion, leopard, monkey, wolf, deer, and bear)
- July 25, 2008 – #289 Domesticated Animals (donkey, dog, puppy, goat, sheep, lamb, cow, buffalo, camel, horse, and related words)
- July 24, 2008 – #288 Birds (parrot, sparrow, crow, hen, pigeon, eagle, peacock)
- July 23, 2008 – #287 Vegetable (potato, onion, cauliflower, tomato, cabbage, eggplant, pumpkin, okra, peas, carrot, radish)
And coming up, we will be covering the following topics.
- July 29, 2008 – #293 Workers (helpers)
- July 30, 2008 – #294 Vehicles
- July 31, 2008 – #295 Electrical Appliances
- August 1, 2008 – #296 In Town
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