Hindi Letters and Sounds – Directions

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This course is wonderful, I have been unable to use it until now, but I need to start with the letters – I am very much a beginner where can I find the Hindi script to learn in an easy manner?
Thank you

अ आ

इ ई

उ ऊ

ए ऐ

ओ औ

Here are some resources that can help you with learning the Hindi letters and sounds:


Hindi letters pronunciation:


Hindi Sounds

Hindi Sounds – Part 1 (June 30, 2008) – क ख ग घ

Hindi Sounds – Part 2 (July 1, 2008) – क का कि की …

Hindi Sounds – Part 3 (July 2, 2008)

Hindi Sounds – Part 4 (July 3, 2008)

Hindi Sounds – Part 5 (July 4, 2008)

I also can recommend Dr. Rupert Snell’s book:

Dear Nathan,

I just recently joined the courses offered by your website and I am very happy to be able to learn Hindi. However I am having a problem, in this lesson the hindi phrases are written in the hindi script. is it possible to write it in english also. I want to learn to speak Hi=ndi before writing and reading, I would like to be able to read the phrase in hindi written in english script.

Please help me if possible , I cannot read the hindi script.



Hi Nathan,

I believe the link you mentioned in your podcast is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7ltWjmozFs

Keep podcasting!
Anshu  (

Yesterday, I mentioned about a entertaining video promoting the book “Dreaming in Hindi”.  Thanks Anshu for the link to the video on YouTube.

sharavanan writes:

this site is very useful for many of us…….thanks for who done this……



Just a couple questions on this.  I listen to Pimslers Hindi and for “main street” it uses raj pat, saying street is pat.  Second question is that when learning directions – and I’m still learning that’s why I’m asking :-) – I’ve learned dahina or daei for right, like when you’re saying right turn.  You are using a different word below.  Just wondering why so I make sure I’m saying it right.



“Main Street” – मुख्य सड़क (muky sa-rdak)

रज पथ (raj path) – Royal Road

Right दाहिना (da-hi-naa)  or    दाएँ (daa-en)

Left बांया (baan-yaa)

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