{Suresh 320) – Usage of particle

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...Loading...

Master Your Vocabulary. Take a look at:
Vocabulary List - Easy to study list with pictures and recordings for some words

{Suresh 320) – usage of particle   -ही (hee) , तोto),  यों ( Yo) etc.

Particles are uninflected words that don’t exactly belong to another
class of words (such as adverbs, etc.) but serve a function within the sentence.

यह साड़ी ( saree ) बहुत ही  ( extremely ) खूबसूरत ( beautiful )  है |

(Yah sadee bahut hee khoobsoort hai.)

This saree is extremely beautiful.

मैं आप ही ( only )  का खाना ( food ) खा रहा  था |

(Main aap hee kaa khaana khaa raha tha.)

I was only eating your food.

वह ( that ) तो होना ( obvious )  ही है|

( Vah to honaa hee hai.)

That is obvious.

प्यार (love ) <>तो  होना ही ( signifying certainly )था | –  
   in other words,  was bound to

( Pyaar to honaa hee thaa. )

Love had to happen.
ये तो बता  ( tell) दो |

(Ye to bata do.)

At least tell me these.
वह कल कार्यालय  (office) में  तो  ( actually)   था | |

(Vah kal kaaryaalay mein to tha.)

He was  actually in the office yesterday   ( It means today his is not there,
was supposed to be,but somewhere else.)

यह घड़ी (watch)  तो आज काम कर रही है |

(Yah ghadee to aaj kaam kar rahee hai.)

So this watch is working today.  (It (  तो ) implies, it was not working yesterday.)

खाना अच्छा तो है, पर यह बहुत महंगा  ( expensive ) है |  
  –  stressing on food being extremely expensive.

(Khaanaa achha to hai, par yah bahut mahangaa hai.)

The food is good but it is very expensive.
तो ( So ) आपने  आज  क्या किया ?

(To aapney aaj kya kiya?)

So what did you do today?

उसने मुझे यों  ( in such a manner) देखा कि मुझे उससे डर लगा |

(Usney mujhey yon dekha ki mujhey usasey dar laga.)

He looked at me in such a way( manner)  that I became scared  or afraid of him.
Quiz?

1. Please change the first sentence into past tense.

2. Synonym for महंगा    &    कार्यालय  in Hindi.

3.  Indicate the tense of last sentence.

4. Identify a sentence  from the above lesson which is in present continuous.

S.Suresh Kumar
An online Hindi tutor and translator
sskay56@gmail.com
91 0 9840643690

Have a question about Hindi? Click here to ask it

Looking for something more basic? Why not try our "50 Hindi Words to Get You Started" Lesson?
Looking for something else? Check out our Hindi/English Dictionary. Learn Hindi
Profile photo of suresh

About suresh

मेरा नाम सुरेश है | सन १९५५ में मेरा जन्म केरल प्रांत में हुआ | मैने पैंतीस वर्ष बिहार/ झारखंड राज्य में व्यतीत किया | मेरी मातृभाषा तमिल है | मैने स्नातक (वाणिज्य) तक हिन्दी माध्यम से अध्ययन किया | हिंदी के प्रति मेरी अभिरुचि बचपन से ही रही है । मैने भारत और विदेश में 29 + वर्षों तक एक अमेरिकी गैर सरकारी संगठन की सेवा की | मैं , वास्तव में , एक रसद / -आपूर्ति श्रृंखला प्रबंधन (एससीएम ) एवं आपदा प्रबंधन (शिविर) विशेषज्ञ हूँ| मैने पाठकों के हेतु ६६ महीनों के दौरान नौ सौ अड़तालीस ( ९४८ ) हिंदी पाठ यहाँ (www.Ispeakhindi.com) समर्पित किया है | | आपके मुझपर विश्वास, निरंतर सहयोग , पाठों पर टिप्पणियां, मूल्यांकन; ९४ % (वास्तव में पांच वर्षों से लगातार ) हेतु मैं अत्यंत आभारी हूँ | व्यक्तिगत/खराब स्वास्थ्य के कारण मैने हिंदी सिखाना मार्च २०१५ से छोड़ दिया है । दिसंबर २०१५ से मेरे द्वारा और कोई हिंदी पाठ नहीं समर्पित किये जाएंगे | शुभकामनाओं के साथ, धन्यवाद , सुरेश भारत नवंबर ३० , २०१५ I am Suresh. I was born in the province of Kerala in 1955. I spent 35 years in the state of Bihar/Jharkhand. My mother tongue is Tamil. I studied in Hindi medium till graduation (commerce). My inclination towards Hindi has been right from my childhood. I served a US NGO for 29 years in India and abroad. I am , in-fact, a logistics/Supply Chain Management (SCM) and disaster management( camp) expert. I have submitted nine hundred and forty-eight(948) lessons in Hindi here (www.Ispeakhindi.com) for readers during 66 months. I am extremely grateful to you all for having reposed your faith in me and continuous support, comments and evaluations ( so far 94% rating achieved which has been consistent for the five year) of the lessons. Due to personal/poor health reasons, I have stopped taking Hindi tuition effective March 2015. Effective December 2015 no more Hindi lessons of mine will be published in this site. With best wishes, Thank you. Suresh November 30, 2015 email id: sskay56@gmail.com