"What is tea? What is water? Who am I?"
Translation:चाय क्या है? पानी क्या है? मैं कौन हूँ?
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The answer to all of those questions is "mostly molecules made up of hydrogen and oxygen". The rest of you is mostly carbon and nitrogen. These four atoms are the most abundant in the universe apart from helium (which is a noble gas and can only make you sound funny). Does that make you feel special?
I paraphrased Neil Degrasse Tyson. Look him up.
Now that the easy chemistry questions are out of the way... define being, define consciousness. Is being a property of things or is it some kind of thing itself? What are the fundamental categories into which all existing things may be divided? What are the fundamental features of reality? What is the world like -- in itself -- independent of our perception of it? What manner of existence do particular things have, as distinct from peoperties, relations, and classes? Similar questions are to be found in any university level philosophy book (where many of these were plucked). Perhaps YOU have some thoughts on these.
In using the question word क्या:
§ If you just want a Yes/No answer, put क्या at the beginning, e.g. Is this water? –> क्या यह पानी है?
§ If you want it to ask What?, put it just before the verb, e.g. What is water? –> पानी क्या है?
Hindi uses the sentence order: Subject – Object – Verb.
So the question, "Who am I?" puts the subject (मैं) first, and the question word (कौन?) before the verb (हूँ):
मैं कौन हूँ?