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"Peter's uncle has come home."

Translation:पीटर के मामा घर आये हैं।

November 26, 2018



Reminder that there are very specific names given to uncles and aunts depending on the familial relationship; Mom's brother - मामा (मामी) Mom's sister - मौसी (मौसा) Dad's older brother - ताऊ (ताई) Dad's younger brother - चाचा (चाची) Dad's sister - बुआ (फूफा)

Note that in addition we add an honorific suffix of जी, so e.g. मामाजी!


Since this comment didn't mention it. We do not add जी when talking about someone in 3rd person. So, for example,

"पीटर के मामाजी कैसे हैं?" sounds really odd. "पीटर के मामा कैसे हैं?"is more natural sounding. but, "आप कैसे हैं मामाजी?" sounds perfectly natural.


Why aye and not ayaa


Respect (i.e. family) = aye


no verb to be in the other sentences, yet here हैं is required?


That हैं is what makes the sentence translate as "has come" without it the sentence would have been "Peter's Uncle came home".


Wts the difference between aaya aaye aayi


आया - masculine singular

आए, आये - masculine plural

आई, आयी - feminine plural

Preterite tense verbs are like adjectives in terms of how they agree with number and gender.


Abby salay agar hindi nahi ati toh hindi pathata you hai tu kamine . Kuttay , nalayak

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