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Difference मेरा घर and मेरे घर

Both the words are used in hindi in different situations. I want to know where to use what

May 21, 2020

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मेरा घर is 'My house' in the direct-case.
मेरे घर is 'My house' in the oblique-case. This means that it is used when it is the object of a postposition (like का, को, से, में, पर etc).
For example, in यह मेरा घर है ('This is my house') we have used the direct-case form because there is no postposition. मॉल मेरे घर से बहुत दूर है ('The mall is very far from my house') uses the oblique case form because मेरे घर is the object of the postposition से in this sentence.

In addition, मेरे घर is also the plural form 'My houses' in the direct case.
The oblique-case form of the plural 'My houses' is मेरे घरों.
For example, मेरे घर बड़े हैं ('My houses are big') uses the plural direct case form because there is no postposition. मेरे घरों में अच्छे किराएदार रहते हैं ('Good tenants live in my houses') uses the oblique case form because मेरे घरों is the object of postposition में.

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