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"The boys do not drink tea."

Translation:लड़के चाय नहीं पीते।

July 21, 2018

21 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kateykr

I know it's okay to leave "hain" off the end of the sentence with a negative (naheen) ... but is it also okay to leave it in there? "Larke chai nahi peete hain" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/goosefield

That's 100% fine. However, some Hindi speakers leave it out in daily speech.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emrys29

I'm from a Lucknow, a major city in the development of Hindi/Urdu and no one here leaves out हैं from their sentences.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Madhav_Malhotra

I'm from New Delhi. It sounds weird without the हैं.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abakre

Without hain it sounds like an incomplete sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OJFord

Shouldn't the nasalising bindu remain though - 'piiten'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kateykr

With a negative (when using "nahin"), you don't have to use "hain".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tharanipri

Why we are not using hain please some one give me a reply it left me in confusion


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kateykr

Good question. With a negative (when using "nahin"), you don't have to use "hain".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/avarigonda2024

I think they should give option to leave hain out or keep it


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/62genoveva...

i miss the word hain at the end of the sentence


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/audreylein

In this case, "the boys" would refer to a specific group of boys in English - how would a sentence saying that all boys don't drink tea (Boys don't drink tea) look like ? Thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kateykr

I think You would use "hota":

Larke chai peete nahin hote hain

Hota /hote (plural) /hoti = habitual or always


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Venmathi

Why Hai does not complete the sentence


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CharviChick369

I love this question


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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/odin.talgo

If you include "hain" in this sentence, would "naheen" be before or after "peete"?

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