Month: February 2016

Hindi for Basic B*tches

So called because ‘Hindi for Dummies’ was already taken. I guess you’re going to India – lucky you! Here’s some basic b*tch Hindi to get by with… GREETINGS Hello – Namaste [Nas-mas-day) Goodbye – Namaskar [Na-mas-ka] Saying ‘ji’ at the end of the name is used to show respect i.e. Namaste Shiva Ji Yes – Jee [As in ‘Gee Mister’] No- Nahin [Na-hee] Please – Krpaya [Kree-pie-ya] Thank you – Dhanyavaad [Dan-nay-vad] Good morning – Shubh prabhat Good evening – Shubh sandhya Good night – Shubh ratri CONVERSATIONAL (KINDA) HINDI How are you? – Aap kaise hain? I am fine – Mai achchha hoon You’re welcome – Aapka swagat hai My name is Sheree – Mera naam Sheree hai What is your name?- Aapka kya naam hai? I’m from (England) – Mein (England) se hoon. I am hungry and thirsty. – mai bhukhaa aur pyaasaa hoon. Can you help me? – Kya aap meri madad kar saktey hain? Where is the bathroom? – Aucaghara kahaan hai? Excuse me …! – (to ask for something/ to pass by) kshama keejeeae… …