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"This house is very expensive."

Translation:यह घर बहुत महँगा है।

May 21, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsaiahLawson

Why isn’t it इस घर ? Would it work if it said this: “इस घर बहुत महँगा है”


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vinay92

इस is the oblique case form of यह. It is only used when it's the object of a postposition. Eg: इस घर का दाम ज़्यादा है। - 'The price of this house is high' where we have used इस because the noun phrase इस घर is the object of the postposition का.

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