Nepali Nouns

Welcome to the third Nepali lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Nepali to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
आलु [ālu]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
गोलभेडा [gōlabhēḍā]
onions
onions Audio
प्याज [pyāja]
carrots
carrots Audio
गाजर [gājara]
fruits
fruits Audio
फलफुल [phalaphula]
apples
apples Audio
स्याउ [syā'u]
bananas
bananas Audio
केरा [kērā]
oranges
oranges Audio
सुन्तला [suntalā]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Nepali + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
के तपाईंसंग दुध छ ? Audio
[kē tapā'īnsaṅga dudha cha?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
मसंग दुध र कफी छ Audio
[masaṅga dudha ra kaphī cha]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
उसंग तिनवटा स्याउ छ Audio
[usaṅga tinavaṭā syā'u cha]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
उनिसंग जम्मा एउटा स्याउ छ Audio
[unisaṅga jam'mā ē'uṭā syā'u cha]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
हामी सानो घरमा बस्छौँ Audio
[hāmī sānō gharamā baschaum̐]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
मलाई हाम्रो बिहानको खाजा मन पर्यो Audio
[malā'ī hāmrō bihānakō khājā mana paryō]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
रोटी [rōṭī]
milk
milk Audio
दुध [dudha]
butter
butter Audio
घिउ [ghi'u]
cheese
cheese Audio
चिज [cija]
coffee
coffee Audio
कफी [kaphī]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
स्याण्डविच [syāṇḍavica]
meat
meat Audio
मासु [māsu]
chicken
chicken Audio
कुखुरा [kukhurā]
fish
fish Audio
माछा [māchā]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
बिहानको खाजा [bihānakō khājā]
lunch
lunch Audio
दिउँसको खाना [di'um̐sakō khānā]
dinner
dinner Audio
रातीको खाना [rātīkō khānā]

Conversation in Nepali

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Nepali
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Nepali)?
के तपाईं (अंग्रेजी/नेपाली) बोल्नु हुन्छ ?
[kē tapā'īṁ (aṅgrējī / nēpālī) bōlnu huncha?] Audio
Just a little
अलिकति मात्र
[alikati mātra] Audio
I like Nepali
मलाई नेपाली मन पर्छ
[malā'ī nēpālī mana parcha] Audio
Can I practice with you?
के म तपाईंसंग अभ्यास गर्न सक्छु
[kē ma tapā'īnsaṅga abhyāsa garna sakchu] Audio
How old are you?
तपाई कति वर्षको हुनुहुन्छ ?
[tapā'ī kati varṣakō hunuhuncha?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
म तीस बर्षको भएँ
[ma tīsa barṣakō bha'ēm̐] Audio
It was nice talking to you
तपाईंसंग कुरा गर्दा रमाइलो भयो
[tapā'īnsaṅga kurā gardā ramā'ilō bhayō] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Nepali. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Nepali Adjectives   Nepali Adjectives

Nepali Plural   Nepali Plural



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