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Posts Tagged ‘gender Hindi Words’

gussaa: anger (masculine)

Posted by ilearnhindi on February 7, 2009

To see the list of all the words with  my twist on remembering their gender please visit the category Is it a HE or a SHE. 

5.  Anger: gussaa:   masculine

Tip To Remember: It is a well-known fact that women tend to be more patient than men, therefore their tendency to jump up and down in anger is less compared to that of men.  So, ‘gussa’ is categorized as masculine. gussaa is a “HE”
 

Sentence Formation:

(1)    Sheela ko gussaa aayaa                      (Sheela got angry.)

(2)   mujhe gussaa aa rahaa hai.         ( I am getting angry.)

(3)    Mary ko bahut gussaa aataa hai.               (Mary gets angry a lot)

 baakii phir. (more later)

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Work: kaam (काम)

Posted by ilearnhindi on December 17, 2008

3. Work:  kaam: masculine.  Work is classified with the masculine gender in Hindi.  Work is a ‘HE’.

Tip to remember: if women like to shop, what do men like? work!! They don’t really have a choice. Someone has to work so that we, women, can shop in stores.  Need I tell you why kaam is masculine now?

Sentence Formation:

(1)    yah kaam achchhaa hai.                             (This work is good)

(2)    Seema kaa kaam bahut mushkil hai.          (Seema’s work is very difficult)

(3)    thoRaa kaam hai.                                      (Work is less)

(4)    aapkaa kaam kyaa hai?                             (What is your work)

(5)    kal kaam bahut zyaadaa thaa.                   (Yesterday, work was too much)

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Office: daftar (दफ्तर)

Posted by ilearnhindi on December 15, 2008

1. daftar (दफ्तर): Masuline: Office is classified with masculine gender in Hindi. Office is a ‘HE’.

Tip to remember: Historically, man was the hunter/gatherer and woman took care of the home. Therefore the daftar (modern replacement for hunters and gatherers) is of masculine gender. Also recollect that earlier tip to remember for the word ‘kaam’ (work).  kaam is also of masculine gender. So, men do kaam at the daftar to give women then pleasure of shopping (khariid-daarii:Feminine)

Sentence formation:  

(1)    vah office  baRaa hai.                      (That office is big.)

(2)    vah  bhuuraa daftar meraa hai.   (That brown offfice is mine.)

(3)    yah  Ramu kaa daftar hai.              (This is Ramu’s office.)

(4)    meraa daftar  kal khulegaa.             (My office will open tomorrow.)

(5)    aapkaa daftar yahaa^ se kitanaa duur hai?  (How far is  your office from here?)

 baakii phir. (more later)

Don’t muse too much over the sentence formations for now. Just remember the gender classification of these words. This will help at lengths when you dive into learning Hindi or if you are already there, you will swim or float rather than sink in your learning adventure. Do notice how the verb and adjective follows the same gender classification as our chosen word. (shown by bold letters aa or ii).

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