1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Hindi
  4. >
  5. "राज जुराब नहीं पहनता।"

"राज जुराब नहीं पहनता।"

Translation:Raj does not wear socks.

December 19, 2018



जुराब is feminine, so why isn't is जुराबें here?


According to McGregor's The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, जुराब is a masculine noun (borrowed from Persian/Arabic). Since masculine nouns ending with a consonant only inflects in the oblique plural (जुराबों), जुराब remains जुराब in the singular, plural and oblique singular.

Learn Hindi in just 5 minutes a day. For free.