Today we have Sharmistha demonstrating for us what it might be like trying to buy a Sari. Here is the dialog:
Aap ek saari kee dukaan mein saari kharidne jaate hain:
(You go to buy a saari in a saari shop:)
Dukaandaar: namaste, kahiye main aapki kyaa sevaa kar saktaa hoon?
(Shopkeeper: namaste, how may I help you?)
Aap: namaste, jee mujhey ek reshmi saari dikhaiye.
(You: namaste, please show me a silk saari.)
Dukaandaar: jee zaroor. Yah dekhiye, iska rang kitna sundar hai!
(Shopkeeper: Oh sure, look at this one, the color is so beautiful!)
Aap: haan bahut sundar hai. Kitne ki hai?
(You: yes, it is beautiful, how much it is for?)
Dukaandaar: jee sirf teen hazaar rupaye.
(Shopkeeper: It’s Rupees Three thousand only. )
Aap: kuchh mahangi hai, is se kam mein kuchh dikhaiye.
(You: It’s a little expensive, please show me something cheaper.)
Dukaandaar: Kyon naheen, yah dekhiye, yah bootidaar hai.
(Shopkeeper: Why not, look at this one, this is printed.)
Aap: Wah, yah to bahut sundar hai, yah kitne ki hai?
(You: Wow, this is beautiful! How much is this for?)
Dukaandaar: jee pandrah sau rupaye.
(Shopkeeper: Rupees fifteen hundred only)
Aap: Thheek hai, aap isey pack kar deejiye.
(You: O.K. please pack it for me.)
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