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3-Minute Hindi Season 1, Lesson 1 - Self Introduction
Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Hindi Season 1, Lesson 1 - Self Introduction. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself in Hindi.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Hi, I'm Shakti' in Hindi.
Shakti: [Normal] हाए मैं शक्ति हूँ|(haae main sakTi huun.)
Becky: First is an expression meaning 'hi'
Shakti: [Normal] हाए [Slow] हाए (haae)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'I'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं [Slow] मैं(main)
Becky: Next is the person’s name, in this case 'Shakti'
Shakti: [Normal] शक्ति [Slow] शक्ति (sakTi)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'am'
Shakti: [Normal] हूँ [Slow] हूँ(huun)
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Hi, I'm Shakti'
Shakti: [Slow] हाए मैं शक्ति हूँ| [Normal] हाए मैं शक्ति हूँ|
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the formal way to say 'Good morning, I'm Shakti'
Shakti: [Normal] सुप्रभात, मैं शक्ति हूँ|(SuprabhaaT, main sakTi huun.)
Becky: First is an expression meaning 'good morning'
Shakti: [Normal] सुप्रभात [Slow] सुप्रभात (SuprabhaaT)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'I'
Shakti: [Normal] मैं [Slow] मैं(main)
Becky: Next is the person’s name, in this case 'Shakti'
Shakti: [Normal] शक्ति [Slow] शक्ति(sakTi)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'am'
Shakti: [Normal] हूँ| [Slow] हूँ|(huun)
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Good morning, I'm Shakti'
Shakti: [Slow] सुप्रभात, मैं शक्ति हूँ| [Normal] सुप्रभात, मैं शक्ति हूँ|
Becky: Next up is the formal way to say 'Nice to meet you.'
Shakti: [Normal] आप से मिलकर खुशी हुई|(aap Se miLkar khusii huii.)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'you'
Shakti: [Normal] आप से [Slow] आप से (aap Se)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'to meet'
Shakti: [Normal] मिलकर [Slow] मिलकर(miLkar)
Becky: Last is the phrase meaning 'pleasure to'
Shakti: [Normal] खुशी हुई [Slow] खुशी हुई(khusii huii)
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Nice to meet you.'
Shakti: [Slow] आप से मिलकर खुशी हुई| [Normal] आप से मिलकर खुशी हुई|
Becky: Finally, here is an informal way to say 'Hi, long time no see.'
Shakti: [Normal] हाए, लंबे समय से मिले नहीं हैं।(haaye, Lambe Samay Se miLe Nahiin hain.)
Becky: First is an expression meaning 'Hi'
Shakti: [Normal] हाए [Slow] हाए(haae)
Becky: Next is the phrase meaning 'for a long time'
Shakti: [Normal] लंबे समय से [Slow] लंबे समय से(Lambe Samay Se)
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'have met'
Shakti: [Normal] मिले [Slow] मिले (miLe)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'not'
Shakti: [Normal] नहीं [Slow] नहीं(Nahiin)
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Hi, long time no see.'
Shakti: [Slow] हाए, लंबे समय से मिले नहीं हैं। [Normal] हाए, लंबे समय से मिले नहीं हैं।
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Shakti: People in India fold their hands and bow, then they introduce themselves, especially with elders. They shake hands or just simply say hello to people of the same age or those who are younger. In formal interviews, shaking hands is preferred.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Shakti: अलविदा (aLviDaa)

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Thursday at 06:30 PM
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Can you introduce yourself in Hindi?

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Saturday at 12:28 PM
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Hi Daniel,


Thanks for feedback and question!


"aap Se miLakar khusii huyii" means "I am happy to meet you."


I hope this helps!

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DanielJMOWW
Tuesday at 11:53 PM
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😁 good lesson thank you!

DanielJMOWW
Tuesday at 11:52 PM
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haae , khusii huii miLkar aapse , correct me if I am wrong but does it translate into hi pleasure to meet you? good lesson thank you, was interesting!

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Saturday at 01:31 PM
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Hi Suresh,


Thanks for introducing yourself!


If you have any questions, feel free to let us know.


All the best!

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Suresh
Saturday at 06:34 PM
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Hai main suresh huun

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Saturday at 01:49 PM
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Hi Jessica and Maral,


Thanks for introducing yourself!


We wish you all the best in learning Hindi. If you have any questions, feel free to let us know.

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Mei
Saturday at 01:25 AM
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There is typing error in the last sentence of the dialogue...."Hi, long time no see".

Maral Dian
Thursday at 09:46 AM
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Main Maral hun

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Tuesday at 06:54 PM
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नमस्ते (Namaste) Marga,


You are very welcome. 😇

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

We wish you good luck with your language studies.


Kind regards,

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Marga
Sunday at 09:14 AM
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Thanks for the encouragement!