We are going to learn how to conjugate “to eat” in present tense in Hindi. In Hindi “to eat” is khaana.
What Does Conjugation Mean?
Conjugation means when the ending of a verb is changed. In this case the verb is changed to communicate who is doing the action or to describe someone doing an action.
The verb ending will change based on whether a male or female is talking about him/her self as in “I eat”. Or when addressing someone by saying, “you eat” or describing someone or some people by saying “he dances, she eats, or they eat”. And what about we as in “we eat” – yep there’s a different conjugation for that too.
What Does Present Tense Mean?
What does present tense mean? It means an action this happening now or is habitually performed. Ok, the first part seems simple enough. The present is an action happening now…in the present.
But what’s an action that’s habitually performed? Well for example, “I read books.” Or “I eat chocolate every day.” Maybe you are not reading or eating chocolate right now, but it’s something that is part of your life – a habit.
In this video you will learn the subject pronouns, the conjugations for each subject pronoun as well as the ending of the sentence.
Those are the three elements that make up a very basic conjugated sentence in Hindi, in present tense.
How To Conjugate “To Dance” in Present Tense Hindi
Note About Spellings In My Lessons
I specialize in teaching children whose first language is English. Thus the way I spell Hindi words phonetically is based on how they have learned to read and write.
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Dances of India
Below is a video that illustrates different dances from India. India’s rich culture has literally hundreds of dance genres and styles. Enjoy! Love, Samta Aunty
Bharatnatyam is a form of classical dance from south India, specifically Tamil Nadu. It requires discipline, flexibility, gracefulness and strength. This is a beautiful dance.
Look at Madhuri Dixit’s movements. She is acting out the lyrics of the song. This is a great way to learn and practice Hindi because you have to understand the lyrics to come up with choreography for them.
Today we learned how to conjugate “to dance” in present tense in Hindi. You got a look at the subject pronouns, conjugations, and endings.
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About Samta Aunty
I try to be like the quintessential cool Masi, to all of my students. Smiling, loving, and ALWAYS trying to make them laugh.
Welcome and thank you for joining me today! I set out to create an educational platform for desi children to learn conversational Hindi (no reading, no wriring) and their culture in a fun, no stress, and convenient way. Students across the globe take our classes right from the convenience of their living room!
I learned Hindi at home while growing up in southern California. My parents were amongst the first Indian and South Asian immigrants to this country and I appreciated their efforts and those of the Uncles and Aunty’s that worked hard to foster cultural and religious awareness for us first generation American-born desi kids. Especially when they themselves were establishing their lives in a new country.
And now I’m in a position to continue their work. Language connects people. And for the children I teach I’m helping them connect to their grandparents and other loved ones.