"What is there in your hands?"

Translation:तुम्हारे हाथों में क्या है?

September 27, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/VIJAYRAMPE1

This sentence translates, "What is in your hands?". "वहाँ" is missing.......

September 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/zeebo7

No, वहाँ is specifically when referring to a position. In the case of "What is there in your hands" the word 'there' is not referring to a position. It's the same usage as "There are many cows". You wouldn't say वहाँ कई गायें हैं, which would translate as "There are many cows there". So in this sentence "is there" = "है".

PS. If there was a comma, then you would be correct. "What is there, in your hands" would make 'there' positional.

October 2, 2018
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