"This is my grandfather."

Translation:ये मेरे दादा हैं।

September 2, 2018

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Michael42164

Why is यह मेरे दादा है wrong?

September 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael42164

Also, why hain, not hai? It's singular, and we're not speaking to him, but is it still a formality?

September 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Zesul

This is a case of what's called the honorific plural. Words like दादा, माँ (mother), राष्ट्रपती (president), etc. generally take plural adjectives and verbs.

September 2, 2018
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