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Jitegi or jitega

One day when I was watching an ipl match discussion there a person said that 'Delhi jitegi' why not jitega. I am very confused about that . can anybody please answer that .

January 7, 2020

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In Hindi, every noun (both common and proper nouns) are assigned a grammatical gender. दिल्ली (Delhi) happens to be a feminine noun which is why it needs to be conjugated with jitegi. Similarly, भारत (India) is masculine. So, it would be 'Bharat jitega'.


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

Thanks vinay92,but how can I identify which noun is masculine or which noun is femine I mean how can recognise dilli as feminine and bharat as masculine.could you please answer that. by the way thanks for your previous answer.

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