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INTRODUCTION
Jason:Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
Neha:And I’m Neha!
Jason:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Hindi Vocabulary, Lesson 23:Historical Figures! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to History. These are 5 historical figures in India. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HindiPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jason:In this lesson, you’ll learn the names of historical figures in India. These historical figures are very famous, which means you’ll hear about them a lot!
Jason:Neha, what’s our first word?
Neha:मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी
Jason:Mahatma Gandhi
Neha:(slow) मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी (regular) मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Mahatma Gandhi studied law in London before returning to India to fight for freedom.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) गांधीजी एक प्रसिद्ध स्वतंत्रता सेनानी थे|
Jason:Gandhi was a famous freedom fighter.
Neha:(slow) गांधीजी एक प्रसिद्ध स्वतंत्रता सेनानी थे|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:जवाहरलाल नेहरू
Jason:Jawaharlal Nehru
Neha:(slow) जवाहरलाल नेहरू (regular) जवाहरलाल नेहरू
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:जवाहरलाल नेहरू
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of the independent India.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) जवाहरलाल नेहरू का जन्मदिन बाल दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है|
Jason:Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day.
Neha:(slow) जवाहरलाल नेहरू का जन्मदिन बाल दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी
Jason:Indira Gandhi
Neha:(slow) इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी (regular) इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Indira Gandhi was the second longest serving female prime minister in the world.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) इंदिरा गांधी स्वतंत्र भारत की प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री थी|
Jason:Indira Gandhi was the third prime minister of independent India.
Neha:(slow) इंदिरा गांधी स्वतंत्र भारत की प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री थी|
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha:नेताजी सुभाषचन्द्र बोस
Jason:Subash C Bose
Neha:(slow) नेताजी सुभाषचन्द्र बोस (regular) नेताजी सुभाषचन्द्र बोस
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:नेताजी सुभाषचन्द्र बोस
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Subash C Bose led an Indian national force against Western powers during World War Two.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) सुभाष चंद्र बोस जिन्हें नेताजी भी बुलाया जाता था, एक स्वतंत्रता सेनानी थे|
Jason:Subhas Chandra Bose, also called Netaji, was a freedom fighter.
Neha:(slow) सुभाष चंद्र बोस जिन्हें नेताजी भी बुलाया जाता था, एक स्वतंत्रता सेनानी थे|
Jason:Okay, what’s the last word?
Neha:रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर
Jason:Rabindranath Tagore
Neha:(slow) रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर (regular) रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Neha:रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha:(normal) रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर ने भारत का राष्ट्रीय गान लिखा|
Jason:Rabindranath Tagore wrote India’s National Anthem
Neha:(slow) रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर ने भारत का राष्ट्रीय गान लिखा|
QUIZ
Jason:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Neha will give you the Hindi – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Neha:मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी
[pause]Jason:Mahatama Gandhi
Neha:जवाहरलाल नेहरू
[pause]Jason:Jawaharlal Nehru
Neha:इंदिरा प्रियदर्शिनी गांधी
[pause]Jason:Indira Gandhi
Neha:नेताजी सुभाषचन्द्र बोस
[pause]Jason:Subash C Bose
Neha:रवीन्द्रनाथ टगोर
[pause]Jason:Rabindranath Tagore

Outro

Jason:There you have it – 5 historical figures in India! We have a more complete list at HindiPod101.com. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Neha:शुक्रिया (Śukriyā)

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What else do you know about मोहनदास करमचंद गांधी (mohanDaas karamCHanD gaanDHii)?