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"Hello, thank you"

Translation:नमस्ते, धन्यवाद

July 22, 2018



I keep getting dinged for typos when I literally cannot meld 2 letters together typing on my phone- does anyone know how to meld letters on an iPhone?


Type the symbol् after the first letter. This indicates that the consonant stands alone without the default अ vowel.


There is the halant ("a diacritic used in most writing systems of the Indian subcontinent to signify the lack of an inherent vowel") that looks like this: ्. It can be used to combine letters. E.g., ध न ् य व ा द combines to: धन्यवाद.

On my keyboard Devanagari QWERTY the halant is bound to f, but this can differ.


I my keyboard there is a bottom with a lot of thiny letters, when I touch it, appears all Tha melted letters. I use SwiftKey keyboard and downloaded the hindi package.


I first encountered this asking me for the Hindi and previously never got a pronounced Hindi asking me for the English. I can already sort of decipher Devanagari, but it's a little overwhelming having this thrown at you without prior instruction.


You can prompt duolingo to display suggestions.


Same. Met it in a practice session, and I had only met नमस्ते and धन्यवाद once, in the same practice session! A little frustrating, but it’ll stick eventually.


Hack it. Like… what you are talking about?


Why not 'आदाब, शुक्रिया?'


Its hindi not urdu. Though shukriya is commonly used in india, aadab isn't.


*in Hindi.
Urdu is an Indian language as well.


Sorry, I do not know how to bond two letters in hindi like : सम यन सव


Are you talking about typing conjunct characters like न्य (nya) in धन्यवाद on a keyboard?
Look for the ् character on your keyboard. Basically, that removes the inherent vowel sound from a letter.
Then, when you type न+्+य, you get न्य.


Thak you very much बहुत बहुत धन्यवद


"Namaste dhan'yavāda" is what I find online. Does anyone know what the apostrophe after "n" means? I guess it might me that the stress falls on the subsequent vowel; however, I had believed that stress always falls on long vowels in Sanskrit (and the subsequent vowel isn't the long vowel here)?


Basically, it is telling you where to break the syllables. धन्यवाद is pronounced dhan-ya-vād (dhan-ya-vā-da in Sanskrit) as opposed to dha-nya-vād


There is two words of hello it is नमस्ते and हैलो namastē aura hailō धन्यवाद dhanyavāda switch it! dha-nya-vā-da in case can… six cheeky kids


Hi, does anyone understand why the app does not accept Shukryia as thank you?


It does. Are you sure you spelt it correctly? It should be शुक्रिया (shukriya).
If it doesn't accept it for some sentence, you can report


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What I do not understand is WHY would anyone use "Hello, thank-you." or "Good-bye, thank-you." in either Hindi or in English. It doesn't 'make sense'. I can understand if one said: "Dhanyavaad, namasté." ("Thank-you, good-bye.") Please explain. Dhanyavaad. Shukriya.


Person A : नमस्ते। यह तोहफ़ा लीजिये। (Hello. Accept this gift)
Person B : नमस्ते, धन्यवाद।

However, it's best not to think about the context in which some of Duolingo's sentences can be used. There are some real gems.


Dhanyavaad, Vinay92...I understand what you're saying with Person A & Person B...Although, I ALWAYS think about the context of ANY language I learn. It HAS to 'make sense' in order to remember what is being said or asked. The CONTEXT IS IMPORTANT. :(


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