"ये सेब हैं।"

Translation:These are apples.

July 20, 2018



Are यह and ये interchangeable?

August 5, 2018


No they’re not - the first is singular and the second is plural. However, in colloquial Hindi, they are pronounced the same - “ye”. When learning, though, you want to distinguish the sounds.

August 11, 2018


What about वह and वे? Colloquially, I know the former is pronounced "vo", but is वे pronounced "ve" or "vo" (again, colloquially)?

December 22, 2018


Plural is pronounced "vē".

June 16, 2019


Why not "this is an apple"??

January 31, 2019


Because ये is plural. "This is an apple" = "यह सेब है" Notice that हैं differs from है. The former is used in plural and the latter in singular.

April 16, 2019


What is different between this and these

March 19, 2019


this = singular these = plural

April 10, 2019


Could “is it an apple?” also be correct?

July 20, 2018


This sentence can also be a question depending on the tone. ये सेब हैं ? - In written Hindi, you would have to put a question mark at the end. In spoken Hindi, the sentence would be said with a rising intonation at the end. It would then mean - "Are these apples?"

ये सेब हैं ? = क्या ये सेब हैं ? = Are these apples?

यह सेब है? = क्या यह सेब है? = Is it an apple?

July 21, 2018


No. If you wanted to pose a question, you would need to put क्या in front of it, so something like क्या यह सेब है?. Additionally, it would not be "an apple" because the verb is हैं, which is plural, indicating that it's more than one apple.

July 20, 2018


Thank you for the explanation!

July 20, 2018


Could this also mean "those are apples" or "they are apples"

February 7, 2019


Then I think it's better to use वे (instead of ये)

April 16, 2019
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