Using ऐ (Hindi Primer – Part 11- Page 16 – Chapter 12)

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Today we learn about the vowel ऐ. Like all vowels in Hindi, it has a independent form and a dependent form. Here are some examples of the dependent form being added to other letters.


ऐनक eye glasses (f)
मत don’t (command to child)
लगा put on – from the verb लगना
ऐसा like (similar to)
कर do – from करना
भैया big brother
थैला bag
ला bring – from लाना
पैसा money
यह this
बैल ox
बैठा sits – from the verb बैठाना – to sit
है is

Today’s lesson comes from the Hindi Primer.

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