{Suresh 427} Granny-story

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INTRODUCTION: While teaching  Hindi to a student on line  , I conceived this story  based on some key hints I was shared for composition,the same is being presented here.
रविवार ( Sunday) का दिन था |
(Rawiwaar ka din tha.)
It was Sunday.
घर के सारे परिवार (family) के सदस्य (members) चलचित्र (movie) देखने बाहर गए हुए थे |
(Ghar ke saarey pariwaar key sadasya chalchitr dekhiney baahar gaye hooay they.)
All the family members of the house had gone out to see a movie.
सिर्फ दादीजी घर (home) पर (at) थीं |
(Sirf daadeejee ghar par theen.)
Only the grandmother was at home.
नौकरानी (maid) अवकाश (vacation) पर थी |
(Naukaraanee avkaash par thee.)
The maid was on leave/vacation.
घर गंदा (dirty) पड़ा था |
(Ghar gandaa pada thaa.)
The house was dirty.
दादीजी ने खुद पोछा (mop) लगाने की सोची |
(Daadeejee ney pochha lagaaney kee sochee.)
Granny decided to mop by herself.
वह फर्श (floor) पर पोछा लगाने लगीं |
(Vah farsh par pochha laaaney lagee.)
She bagan to mop the floor.
फर्श गीला (wet) था |
(Farsh geela tha.)
The floor was wet.
अचानक (suddenly) वह फिसली (slipped) और गिर (fell) पडी |
(Achanak vah fislee aur gir padee.)
Suddenly she slipped and fell down.
वह दर्द (pain) से कराहने (moaning ) लगीं |
(Vah dard se karaahney lageen.)
She started moaning in pain.
पड़ोसियों (neighbours) को उनकी चीत्कार (scream) सुनाई दी|
(Padosiyon ko unkee cheetkar sunaayee dee.)
The neighbours heard her scream.
वे भागकर (running) सहायता (help) के लिए आये |
(Vey bhaagkar sahaayta ke liye aaye.)
They came running for help.
दादीजी को बिस्तर (bed) पर लिटाया गया |
(Daadeejee ko bistar par litaaya gaya.)
The granny was put (laid) on the bed.
रुग्ण-वाहन (ambulance) बुलवाया गया |
(Rugn-vaahan bulwaaya gaya.)
The ambulance was called in.
इसी बीच परिवार के सभी सदस्य (members) घर लौट ( returned) आये |
(Isee beech pariwaar key sabhee sadasy ghar laut aaye.)
Meanwhile all the members of the family returned home.
दादीजी को रुग्ण-वाहन में अस्पताल ले जाया गया|
(Daadeejee ko rugn-vaahan mein aspataal le jaaya gaya.)
The granny was taken to the hospital in the ambulance.
निकटवर्ती (nearby) अस्पताल में उन्हें भर्ती (admitted) कर दिया गया |
(Nikatvartee asptaal mein unhien bhartee kar diya gaya.)
She was admitted in the nearby hospital.
उनका बायाँ (left) पाँव (foot) टूट (broken) गया था |
(Unkaa baayan paanv foot gaya tha.)
Her left leg was broken.
उनकी शल्य चिकित्सा(surgery) की गई |
(Unkee shalya chikitsaa kee gayee .)
She was operated on ( had surgery.)
वह पूर्ण रूप से (completely) ठीक (cured) हो गयीं |
(Vah purn roop se thee ho gayeen.)
She was completely cured.
उन्हें अस्पताल से छुट्टी (discharged) दे दी गई|
(Unhein aspataal se chhutee dey dee gayee.)
She was discharged from the hospital.
उन्हें घर लाया (brought) गया |
(Unhein ghar laaya gaya.)
She was brought home.
दादीजी पोते -पोतियों (grand children) को देखकर बहुत प्रसन्न हो गयीं |
(Daadeejee potey-potiyon ko dekhkar bahut prasann ho gayeen.)
The grandmother became very pleased seeing the grand children.
दादाजी ने पूछा कि वह क्यों (why) गिर ( fall) पडीं ?
(Daadaajee ney poochha kie vah kyon gir padeen?)
The grandfather asked that why she fell?
उन्होनें कहा कि फर्श (floor) समतल न था | }
(Unhonein kahad ki farsh samtal na tha.)
She said that the floor was uneven(improper).
दादाजी हंसने लगे और उन्होने कहा कि ” नाच न जाने आँगन टेढा ” |
(Daadaajee hansney lagey aur unhoney kaha ki,
” Naach na jaaney aangan tedhaa.”
The grandfather started laughing and he said
” A bad workman always blames his tools.”.
It means that a bad worker blames his tools
so as to hide his faults;
i.e., a bad worker quarrels with his tools.
QUIZZES:
1. Please explain the meaning of the last sentence i.e.lesson.
2. Synonym for परिवार in Hindi ?
3. Fill in the blanks: दादीजी ___ को देखकर बहुत प्रसन्न हो गयीं |
4. Synonym for शल्य चिकित्सा .
S.Suresh Kumar
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