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"वह तुझसे धीरे खाता है "

Translation:He eats slower than you.

November 22, 2018



In formal English this sentence would be: He eats more slowly than you do. (Slow is an adjective that is used to modify a noun. Slowly is an adverb that modifies the verb. Adverbs say how someone does something. The word "fast" is both an adjective and an adverb. i.e. His speech is fast, He speaks fast.)


I agree, I find "more slowly" much more natural than "slower"


Why is it not धीरा खाता or धीरे खाते ?


it looks like धिरे is invariant- i.e. doesn't change by gender or number, the same way e.g. in English we have chicken/chickens dog/dogs but sheep/sheep. So here they're both masculine singular, despite appearances.

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