"तू पानी पीती है।"

Translation:You drink water.

July 22, 2018

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I'm maybe anticipating but I saw that तू is mentioned as informal / intimate second-person singular. I'm used to tu / vous, du / Sie, tu / Vd. A binary informal / polite form to address one person. In Hindi, I think you have 3 forms. Intimate / informal / polite. Is तू safe to use with friends, younger people etc ? I don't want to use the "intimate" instead of the informal.


You better use "tum" with friends and younger people. "Tu" only for small children, or close loved ones.


So in that case, it would become " tum paani peete ho"


Correct , but tum shall be used even when speaking to children because it shows our humbleness towards them , we avoid speaking 'tu' to children , in hindi 'tu' is only used when someone is your close friend and both of you are of "same age".if i want to ask a child to come near me i will say- Tum idhar aao. But if im asking my best friend i will say- Tu idhar aa.


As a native hindi speaker I can say without a shadow of a doubt if yiu address someone as "tu" they will be offended unless you really know the person and they are way younger than you.


"Tu" is not right word of in hindi language. "Tum" is the best word for "you". Please correct the sentence तू पानी पीती है। You can say this = तुम पानी पीती हो। या तुम पानी पी रही हो।


The sentence is correct. People need to learn both Tu and Tum.


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It shoud be tum not tu....tu sounds very disrespectful


Duolingo's Hindi students may have families and children to speak with (as motivation for learning).


Why isn't it you are drinking water


That would be "tum pani pi rahi ho". Hindi has distinct simple and continuous tenses.


Its not continuous, its just a statement that you drink water. Not right now, but any time.


In English, there's no difference. But in any other language clearly we can distinguish between masculin and feminine


What's the point of "he" here?


That's the present tense! The verb is in present-habitual, a 2-word phrase. The pītī portion of it shows the habitual nature of the action and the hai part tells us it is in the present.


I thought it was tum hoo or aap hain. What is the reason for tu plus hain?


We use tu plus hain when the subject is very close to us , like u can say - tu pani piti(female)hai. To your best /close friend (girl), Tu pani pita(male)hai.to your close friend or younger brother, etc...........but even if the person is younger than/close to you you must say Tum Pani piti ho , which signifies how elegantly/humbly (adab-humble , adab se- humbly)you are communicating with your close ones too.


Pani peethi ho? And pani peethe ho? What is the difference?


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In hindi different from other languages is the mannerful talks so "Tum" is more polite than "tu". Also "ap" word can also be used.


Do not use "Tum" with everyone it is a bit informal. You can use it with your younger siblings your friends and your coworkers. "aap" is a formal and respectful word we use it with everyone it shows respect.


What Mike wrong answer?


I think it should not be तु, but आप.. That's more respectful


You will always find ARE in the sentence where YOUR is used.

And however it sounds inappropriate

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When "YOU & I " comes 's' will not come


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It sounds like 'pani petu hai' right? Like this only I have answers then it said wrong after seeing the correct one it is 'tu pani peti hai'...

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    "You are drinking water" what the hell is wrong in it?

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