There is a similarity between verbs of a related action. For example, to laugh is हँसना and to make laugh is हँसाना. There are a lot of verbs like this.
Here is a list of some verbs that follow this pattern:
|सुनना (sun-naa) to listen||सुनाना (su-naa-naa) to tell (to make listen)|
|मिलना (mil-naa) to meet||मिलाना (mi-laa-naa) to bring together (to make meet)|
|देखना (dekh-na) to see||दिखाना (di-khaa-naa) to show (to make see)|
|खाना (khaa-naa) to eat||खिलाना (khi-laa-naa) – to feed (to make eat)|
मैं हँसता हूँ। (mein hans-taa huun) – I laugh.
मैं उनको हँसाता हूँ। (mein un-ko han-saa-taa huun) – I make them laugh.
मैं सुनता हूँ। (mein sun-taa huun) – I listen.
आप मुझको सुना रहे हैं। ( aap mujh-ko su-naa rahe hain) – You are telling me.
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