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"तुम खाती हो।"

Translation:You eat.

November 8, 2018



Grammatically तुम is always plural, semantically it is often singular (actually much like English you, which is the old second person plural form to the singular thou). It is खाती if you talk to only females (one or multiple) and खाते if at least one male is part of the तुम


This is exactly the comment I was hoping to read. Very helpful - thanks a lot!


Seriously i was confused... Now i got the answer.. thank you ji


My answer was “you are eating”. Tum- you Khati- eat/eating Ho-are. This was marked wrong. The answer specified : You eat. !!! Or is there a separate construction in Hindi for english’s peculiar present progressive tense. I figured Hindi shared this with English , as all present tense verbs end in a form of होना hona ( to be).


"You are eating" would be "tum kaarahee ho"


Why khati and not khate? I thought khate was the plural form of the verb, to match tum.


Tum can be used as plural or it can be used to call someone in a respectful manner


Tum khate ho is incorrect because khate js plural form. And in informal sectence for feminine 'khati' is used and for masculine 'khata' is used.


Is the हो end used only for "you"? And is it only used for तुम or is it also used for तृ?


tum + verb suffix -a(m.)/-i(f.) + ho (single, polite form).... tu + verb -a/-i + hai (single, inpolite/ordinary/very familiar form).... aap + -e/-i + hain ( respectful plural)


Why the verb eat is repeated twice?


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Had You eat. Got it wrong


Why is it pronounced ho instead of he?


"You all eat" could be a good translation?


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Ph.hctNBe hi what are you doing today hope you have any questions or comments please to write about something


Is a masculine singular (तुम खाता हो। ) also possible if one is addressing a male politely? In this case, तुम could take any gender (masculine or feminine when talking politely to one person, or plural when talking to more than one person) -- right?

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