"Peter reads the book."
Translation:पीटर किताब पढ़ता है।
In Hindi, and most other Indian language, the syntax is this.
Peter chai peeta hain Peter tea drinks
Neha kela khaati hain Neha banana eats.
The "h" is part of the digraph "dh" (less commonly "rh") used to romanise the single consonant ढ़ and denotes aspiration (ढ़ [ɽʱ] is the aspirated version of ड़ [ɽ]). The word पढ़ता is romanised as "padhtaa" (or "parhtaa") - no "a" between d/r and t.