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"If Julia eats then Neha will also eat."

Translation:अगर जूलिया खायेगी तो नेहा भी खायेगी।

November 8, 2018



should not the direct translation be: अगर जूलिया खाती है तो नेहा भी खायेगी~


Is there any rule in Hindi that the mood before or after अगर/तो should be the same? And is some mood more appropriate than others in this type of constructions?


Wouldn't the Hindi there translate to "If Julia will eat then Neha will also eat"? Or at least shouldn't the sentence with "khati hai" (i.e. the present tense) also be correct?


Both sound find to me. Maybe report it if it wasn't accepted.


No khati.. Its not present Indefinite but future tense. With If.. shall or will to be kept hidden in the first clause ..to clarify your ones. IF JULIA EATS THEN NEHA TOO (EATS). so u hv to remove IF.. then..


The sentence before was आती है and जाऊंगा And now future +future with no ह Why?


i think the application of the future here makes total sense, even though in english it would make an awkward sentence. every language has its own little grammatical & syntactical quirks and things certainly aren't always going to correlate perfectly. this reminds me of how french also uses the future in places english wouldn't -- for example: "quand je SERAS grand, je veux etre ecrivain." if you translate it literally, it comes out in english more or less as: "when I will be older, I want to be a writer." ...sounds pretty weird, but again, the application of the future makes total sense here, because, just as in our Hindi sentence, we're talking about something in the future.

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