6.6 Verbs

Verb Video

Instructor Video: Verb

Verb is an action word. Like all languages, Hindi verbs can be classified in three categories.

a) Intransitive verbs: Verbs that require only one noun and that noun can be the subject or object of a sentence. For example: Walk, Swim, Sleep, etc.

b) Transitive verbs: Verbs that require two nouns. One acts as a subject and other as an object. For example: Eat, Drink, Read, etc.

c) Di-transitive verb: Verbs that require three nouns. Nouns acts as a subject, indirect object and direct object in a sentence. For example: Give, Send, Receive, etc.

List of Commonly Used Verbs

English verb type Hindi English verb type Hindi
To do करना To learn tran. सीखना
To go जाना To converse tran. बात करना
To come intran. आना To laugh intran. हँसना
To turn intran. मुड़ना To cry/weep intran. रोना
To reach intran. पहुँचना To feel tran. महसूस करना
To return intran. लौटना To use tran. उपयोग करना
To run intran. दौड़ना To wait tran. इंतज़ार करना
To practice tran. अभ्यास करना To remember tran. याद करना
To exercise tran. कसरत करना To end tran. खत्म करना
To eat tran. खाना To clean tran. साफ़ करना
To make food tran. खाना बनाना To open tran. खोलना
To drink tran. पीना To shut down tran. बंद करना
To die intran. मरना To explain ditran. समझाना
To stand up intran. खड़ा होना To buy ditran. खरीदना
To sit down intran. बैठना To sell ditran. बेचना
To sleep intran. सोना To see/watch tran. देखना
To wake uo intran. जागना To wash tran. धोना
To rest tran. आराम करना To want tran. चाहना
To read/study tran. पढ़ना To receive tran. प्राप्त करना
To teach tran. पढ़ाना To plan tran. योजना बनाना
To write tran. लिखना To keep tran. रखना
To speak tran. बोलना To tour tran. सैर करना
To ask पूछना To ride tran. सवारी करना
To say tran. कहना To take ditran. लेना
To listen tran. सुनना To give ditran. देना
To answer tran. उत्तर देना To forgive tran. माफ़ करना

Activity

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