Use of Chah

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The Use of चाह (Chah)

The word चाह means love, liking, desire, demand, or requirement. The use of चाह is different from the use of चाहिए (chahiye).

English
Hindi
Transliteration

What do you want?
तुम क्या चाहते हो?
Tum kya chahte ho?

I want some work.
मैं कुछ काम चाहता हूँ।
Main kuch kaam chahta hoon

We want good Government.
हम सुशासन चाहते हैं।
Hum sushaasan chahte haim

We want leave today.
हम आज छुट्टी चाहते हैं।
Hum aaj chutti chahte haim

I wanted a cup of hot coffee.
मैने एक प्याला गरम काफ़ी चाही।
Maine ek pyala garam kafi chahi

What did he want?
उसने क्या चाहा?
Usne kya chaha?

I want your car for few hours.
थोड़ी देर के लिए मैं आपकी गाड़ी चाहता हूँ।
Thodi der ke liye main aapki gaadi chahta hoon

Do you want these books?
क्या तुम ये किताबें चाहते हो?
Kya tum ye kitaabem chahte ho?

My sister wants a picture like this.
मेरी बहन ऐसा एक चित्र चाहती है।
Meri bahan aisa ek chitr chahti hai

Do you want warm water or cold water?
तुम गरम पानी चाहते हो या ठंडा पानी?
Tum garam paani chahte ho ya thanda paani?

I want to learn Hindi.
मैं हिन्दी सीखना चाहता हूँ।
Main Hindi seekhna chahta hoon

Saran wants to read Sanskrit.
सरण संस्कृत पढ़ना चाहता  है।
Saran Sanskrit padhna chahta hai

When do you want to go to Madrid?
तुम कब मॅड्रिड जाना चाहते हो?
Tum kab Madrid  jaana chahte ho?

They wanted to help you.
वे आपकी सहायता करना चाहते थे।
Ve aapki sahaayata karna chahte the

Where do you want to stay?
आप कहाँ रहना चाहते हैं?
Aap kahan rahna chahte haim?

Do you want to see Hindi cinema?
क्या तुम हिन्दी सिनेमा देखना चाहते हो?
Kya tum Hindi cinema dekhna chahte ho?

Ravana wanted to marry Sita.
रावण ने सीता से शादी करना चाहा।
Ravan ne Sita se shaadi karna chaha

She does not want to live in this house.
वह इस घर में रहना नहीं चाहती।
Vah is ghar mein rahna nahin chahti

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