Honorifics or Addressing People – संबोधन (Sambodhan) – Part 2

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Other  honorifics:

Miss
कुमारी
Kumari

Master
कुमार
Kumar

Mr.
श्री/ श्रीमान
Shree/shri/shreeman

Mrs.
श्रीमती
Shreemati

Uncle
काका/चाचा
Kakaa/Chaachaa

Aunty
काकी/चाची
Kaakii/chaachii

Olderly man
दादा
Dada

Friend’s wife/elderly married lady of the same generation.
भाभी
Bhabhi

Elderly lady of maternal side
मौसी
Mousi

Elderly lady of paternal side
बुआ
Bua

His Highness
महाराजा
Maharaja

Her Highness
महारानी
Maharani

Prince
राजकुमार/कुअर
Rajkumar/kuar

Princess
राजकुमारी
Rajkumari

Sir
महोदय
Mahoday

Madam
महोदया
Mahodaya

Examples:

Mr. Prasad
प्रसाद जी
Prasad ji

Mrs. Clinton
श्रीमती क्लिंटन
Sreemati Clinton

Hey!
अरे!/अजी!
Are! /aji!

You!
रे !
Re!

Hello to you!
नमस्ते जी !
Namaste ji

Grandpa, respectful greetings!
दादाजी, सादर प्रणाम !
Dadaji saadar pranaam

Panditji, when did you come?
पंडितजी, आप कब आए?
Panditji, aap kab aaye?

Hey, when did you come ?
अरे, तुम कब आए हो?
Are, tum kab aaye ho?

Uncle, please wait !
ममाजी, ज़रा रुकिये!
Mamaji, jara rukiye!

Madam, Please be seated.
महोदया, कृपया बैठ जाइए
Mahodaya, kripaya baith jayiye

How do you do Sir?
आप कैसे है महोदय?
Aap kaise hai mahoday?

 

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