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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 9! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are 5 animal names in Hindi. 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 animals in India. These are 5 animals that are common in India, which means you’ll hear these words a lot!
Jason: Neha, what’s our first word?
Neha: हाथी
Jason: Elephant
Neha: (slow) हाथी (regular) हाथी
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: हाथी
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Elephant safaris attract a lot of tourists in many parts of India
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) हाथी राजाओं के लिए एक वाहन था
Jason: The elephant used to be a vehicle for kings.
Neha: (slow) हाथी राजाओं के लिए एक वाहन था
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: बंदर
Jason: Monkey
Neha: (slow) बंदर (regular) बंदर
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: बंदर
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: In India, the God Hanuman Ji is the monkey warrior who appears in the epic Hindu tale 'Ramayana'.
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) भारत में कुछ मंदिरों के आसपास के बंदरों से सावधान रहो।
Jason: Be careful of the monkeys around temples in India.
Neha: (slow) भारत में कुछ मंदिरों के आसपास के बंदरों से सावधान रहो।
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: शेर
Jason: Lion
Neha: (slow) शेर (regular) शेर
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: शेर
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Lions are one of the major wild animals of India.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) भारत के राष्ट्रीय चिह्न में चार शेर हैं।
Jason: The National Emblem of India has four lions.
Neha: (slow) भारत के राष्ट्रीय चिह्न में चार शेर हैं।
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Neha: भालू
Jason: Bear
Neha: (slow) भालू (regular) भालू
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: भालू
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The sloth bear is a species of wild bear found within the Indian subcontinent. -
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) हिमालयन भालू का रूप काला और चमकदार होता है।
Jason: Himalayan bears look black and shiny.
Neha: (slow) हिमालयन भालू का रूप काला और चमकदार होता है।
Jason: Okay, what’s the last word?
Neha: ऊँट
Jason: Camel
Neha: (slow) ऊँट (regular) ऊँट
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Neha: ऊँट
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Tourists enjoy unique attractions like the camel ride, puppet show, magic show, and folk music in many resorts in Rajasthan.
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Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Neha: (normal) कई पर्यटक ऊंट की सवारी का आनंद लेने के लिए राजस्थान जाते हैं
Jason: Many tourists visit Rajasthan to enjoy camel rides.
Neha: (slow) कई पर्यटक ऊंट की सवारी का आनंद लेने के लिए राजस्थान जाते हैं
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: हाथी
[pause]Jason: Elephant
Neha: बंदर
[pause]Jason: Monkey
Neha: शेर
[pause]Jason: Lion
Neha: भालू
[pause]Jason: Bear
Neha: ऊँट
[pause]Jason: Camel

Outro

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

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Are there any wild animals in your country? Which ones?

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Monday at 07:28 PM
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Hello Harumi,


Oont paani piye bina mahaan doori chal saktey

hain.


Oont: Camel

Paani: Water

Piye bina: Without drinking

Mahaan: Great

Doori: Distance


Please feel free to post comments and queries if you have any. Keep learning Hindi and Indian culture.:thumbsup:


Shakti


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Harumi
Monday at 11:13 PM
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oont paani piye bina mahaan doori chal saktey

hain


what´s it: paani, piye, bina, mahaan, doori? :flushed::grin::sweat_smile:


Ji haan, Ema , Siriema , leopard, deer , capybara , ostrich hain

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Wednesday at 10:45 PM
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Hello Brian!


Good try!


You'd say - एक ऊंट कल मेरे वाहनमार्ग मे चला गया


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Neha

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Brian Sullivan
Monday at 07:33 PM
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एक ऊंट कल मेरे मार्ग नीचे चला गया :laughing:

Brian Sullivan
Monday at 07:30 PM
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A camel walked down my drive way in Bhopal yesterday. I have yet to see it but there is also the Gangetic river dolphin found in Madhya Pradesh. Perhaps I will be lucky