A Guide to Hindi - Hindi key phrases

Hindi key phrases

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  • English/Transliteration
  • Hello / Goodbye - [namaste]
  • Please - [koi baat nahi]
  • Thank you - [jee] (respectful) or [haan]
  • You're welcome - [koi baat nahi]
    कोई बात नहीं
  • Yes - [jee] (respectful) or [haan]
    जी or हाँ
  • No - [nahin]
  • How are you? - [aap kaise hain?] (formal) [tum kaise ho?] (informal)
    आप कैसे हैं? / तुम कैसे हो?
  • I'm fine, thank you - [main theek hoon, dhanyavad]
    मैं ठीक हूँ, धन्यवाद
  • I'm not well - [main theek nahin hoon]
    मैं ठीक नहीं हूँ
  • Do you speak English? - [kya aap English bolte hain?]
    क्या आप इंग्लिश बोलते हैं?
  • Pleased to meet you - [aapse milkar khushi huyee]
    आपसे मिलकर ख़ुशी हुई
  • I need help, please - [mujhe madad chahiye, dhanyavad]
    मुझे मदद चाहिए, धन्यवाद
  • I'm sorry - [mujhe maaf kijiye]
    मुझे माफ़ कीजिए
  • My name is ... - [mera naam .... hai]
    मेरा नाम ...... है
  • I don’t understand [main nahin samajhta] (if you are male) / [main nahin samajhti] (if you are female)
    मैं नहीं समझता / मैं नहीं समझती
  • I don’t understand Hindi - [mujhe Hindi nahin samajh aati]
    मुझे हिंदी नहीं समझ आती
  • See you later - [fir milenge]
    फिर मिलेंगे
  • Great! - [waah]
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