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Namaste! Hello and welcome to Hindi Survival Phrases brought to you by HindiPod101.com. This course is designed to equip you with the language skills and knowledge to enable you to get the most out of your visit to India. You will be surprised at how far a little Hindi will go.
Now, before we jump in, remember to stop by HindiPod101.com, and there, you will find the accompanying PDF and additional info in the post. If you stop by, be sure to leave us a comment.

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Survival Phrases lesson 46
Simple steps to eating unknown food in India.
In India, there are many delicious dishes! We have already covered how to order them, but now how to eat them! However, it’s not always so straightforward. In lesson, we'll learn how to ask, "How do you eat this?"
In Hindi, "How do you eat this?" is ise kaise khaaTe hain?
ise kaise khaaTe hain?
Let's break it down by syllable: ise kaise khaaTe hain?
Now, let's hear it once again: ise kaise khaaTe hain?
The first word ise means, "this."
Let's hear it once again: ise
Then you have kaise, which means, "how."
Let's look at the next word, khaaTe, which means "eat."
All together, we have ise kaise khaaTe hain? Literally, this means, "How is this eaten?"
Finally, we will talk about something that may come in handy for everyone who doesn't like hot things. Indian cuisine is known for being spicy. And if you are visiting some southern areas, you will probably find some typical spicy dishes.
The question, "Is this hot?" in Hindi is Tiikha hai?
Tiikha hai?
The first word Tiikha means, "hot" or "spicy."
Let's hear it once more time: Tiikha
Next, we have hai, which in English is, "is."
All together, we have Tiikha hai? Literally, this means, "Is spicy?"
That's all for this lesson. bhaarateey khaane ka maja leejie, “Enjoy eating Indian food!”


Okay, to close out today's lesson, we'd like for you to practice what you've just learned. I'll provide you with the English equivalent of the phrase and you're responsible for saying it aloud. You'll have a few seconds before I give you the answer, so गुड लक! (guud Lak!), which means "good luck" in Hindi.
"How do you eat this?" - ise kaise khaaTe hain?
ise kaise khaaTe hain?
ise kaise khaaTe hain?
"Is this hot?" - Tiikha hai?
Tiikha hai?
Tiikha hai?
All right. That’s is going to do it for today. Remember to stop by HindiPod101.com and pick up the accompanying PDF. If you stop by, be sure to leave us a comment.
फिर मिलेंगे (phir milenge), goodbye!