Hindi Plural

Welcome to the fourth Hindi lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

book
book Audio
पुस्तक [pustk]
books
books Audio
किताबें [kitaaben]
car
car Audio
कार [kaar]
cars
cars Audio
कारें [kaaren]
tree
tree Audio
पेड़ [pede]
trees
trees Audio
पेड़ों [pedon]
flower
flower Audio
फूल [ful]
flowers
flowers Audio
फूलों [fulon]

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look when converted from their singular form.

Grammar + RulesHindi + Pronunciation
I speak one language
[singular form]
मैं एक भाषा बोलता हूँ | Audio
[main ek bhaasaa boltaa hun |]
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
हम तीन भाषाओं में बोलते हैं | Audio
[hm tin bhaasaaon men bolte hain |]
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
उसने कई देशों का दौरा किया Audio
[usne ki deshon kaa dauraa kiyaa]
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
वे अब खुश हैं | Audio
[ve ab khush hain |]
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
उसके पास पांच लाल जूते हैं | Audio
[uske paas paank laal jute hain |]
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
मैं प्याज के बिना एक सैंडविच चाहता हूँ | Audio
[main pyaaj ke binaa ek saindvik kaahtaa hun |]

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman Audio
महिला [mhilaa]
women
women Audio
महिलाएं [mhilaaen]
man
man Audio
आदमी [aadmi]
men
men Audio
आदमी [aadmi]
house
house Audio
घर [ghr]
houses
houses Audio
घरों [ghron]
cup
country Audio
कप [kp]
cups
countries Audio
कप [kp]
cow
cow Audio
गाय [gaaay]
cows
cows Audio
गायें  [gaaayen]
horse
horse Audio
घोड़ा [ghodeaa]
horses
horses Audio
घोड़े [ghodee]

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Hindi by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

EnglishHindiPronunciation
Helpबचाऒ![bkaaऒ!] Audio
Call the ambulanceरुग्ण - यान or एम्बुलेंस को बुलाओ![rugan - yaan or embulens ko bulaao!] Audio
I need a doctorमुझे डाक्टर की जरूरत है | [mujhe daaktr ki jrurt hai |] Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?सबसे करीबी दवाई की दुकान कहाँ है?[sbse kribi dvaai ki dukaan khaan hai?] Audio
Are you okay?क्या आप ठीक हैं?[kyaa aap thik hain?] Audio
I am sickमैं बीमार हूँ | [main bimaar hun |] Audio
Call the policeपुलिस को बुलाओ![pulis ko bulaao!] Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Hindi? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Hindi Nouns       Hindi Nouns

Hindi Gender       Hindi Gender


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