1.6 Common Hindi Words and Phrases

Table of Common Hindi Words & Phrases

Hindi Transliteration English
namaste 
Hello/Bye
हाँ
haan
Yes
नहीं
nahin
No
achchhaa
Good
ख़राब
Kharaab
Bad
ठीक
Thiik
Alright
kyaa
What
कब
kab
When
कहाँ
kahaan
Where
धन्यवाद
dhnyawaad
Thanks
kRipyaa Please
हिंदी में बोलिये Hindi me boliye Please speak in Hindi.
यह क्या है?
ye kyaa hai
What is this?
यह कौन है?
ye kaun hai
Who is s/he?
x कहाँ है?
X kahaan hai?
Where is X
फिर से बोलिये
phir se boliye
Please say again
kyaa haal hai
How are you?
मुझे x चाहिये
mujhe X chaahiye
I need X
क्या चल रहा है?
kyaa chal rahaa hai 
What is going on?
x कितने का है?
X kitne kaa hai
How much does X cost?
ज़रा/थोड़ा धीरे बोलिये
Zaraa/ThoRaa dhiire boliye
Please speak slowly.
अन्दर आइये
andar aaiye
Please come in
बाहर जाइए
bahar jaaiye
Please go out.
क्या आप समझ रहे/रही हैं?
kyaa aap samajh rahe/rahii hain?
Do you understand?
मुझे समझ नहीं आ रहा |
mujhe samajh nahin aa rahaa.
I do not understand.
हिन्दी में x को क्या कहते हैं?
Hindi me "X" ko kyaa kahate hain?
How do you say “X” in Hindi?
माफ़ कीजिये
maaf kiijiye
Sorry/Excuse me
ज़रा सुनिये
zaraa suniye
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