"Does Aamir come every day?"

Translation:क्या आमिर हर दिन आता है?

July 23, 2018

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/GEE_ZET

In some previous examples I have seen क्या at the end. I do not remember the example though.

August 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CathyIsAwesome

Why isn't kya the second word? "Aamir kya..." Many examples have shown it as the second word: "what do girls eat?" starts out "lerkyons kya..."

February 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/seantanu

क्या serves two roles in different sentences. 1. It can turn a statement into a yes/no question. "ladkiyon khati hain" --> "kya ladkiyon khati hain" (girls eat --> do girls eat?) 2. It can simply mean What. "ladkiyon kya khati hain" (what do girls eat?)

February 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/pumaconcolor

When is क्या compulsory for questions?

July 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/emrys29

Like most languages, you can turn general statements into a question just by changing the intonation. "You are going" can become "You are going?" if you raise your pitch towards the end.

I don't think Duo is teaching that method here. So whenever a sentence involves "what", क्या will surely be used. क्या will also be used in many sentences that begin with Do/Does.

July 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/pumaconcolor

Thanks, I imagined that but then I got confused when I saw "kya" at the beginning of this question.

July 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/seantanu

It's not compulsory, as emrys29 said. But you can think of क्या as turning a statement into a yes/no question. "Aamir comes every day, yes/no?"

July 28, 2018
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