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A: Top 25 Hindi Questions You Need to Know - Lesson 23: Whose is this? in Hindi (In each lesson of this 25 part series, you'll master a common question for Hindi learners, and then learn how to answer it like a native. You'll learn how these key phrases work by breaking them down into each component. Then through repetition and new vocabulary, you'll expand your understanding of the question, its answers, and any variations.)
In this lesson, you'll learn how to respond to the common question ""Whose is this?"" In Hindi this is
B: यह किसका है?
The first word in the question is
B: यह
A: ""meaning this"" in English.
B: (Slow, by syllable) यह
A: Listen again and repeat.
B: यह
{Pause}
A: This pattern of first introducing a word at natural speed, providing the translation, breaking it down, and then giving it again at natural speed will be repeated throughout the series. Try to speak aloud as often as possible. The next word in the question is
B: किसका
A: meaning whose.
B: (Slow, by syllable) किसका
A: Now repeat.
B: किसका
{Pause}
Listen to the first 2 words of the question and repeat.
B: यह किसका
{pause}
And next
B: है
A: meaning is.
B: (Slow, by syllable) है
A: Now repeat.
B: है
{Pause}
Listen to the entire question and repeat.
B: यह किसका है
{pause}
A: (You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies.) Master the following pattern and responses to the question Whose is this??
B: यह मेरा है
A: ""It's mine.. Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
B: (Slow) यह मेरा है
{pause}
A: Let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
B: यह
A: meaning it's.
B: (Slow, by syllable) यह
A: Now repeat
B: यह
{Pause}
A: And after that
B: मेरा
meaning mine.
B: (Slow, by syllable) मेरा
A:Now repeat.
B: मेरा
{Pause}
A: And next
B: है
meaning is.
B: (Slow, by syllable) है
A:Now repeat.
B: है
{Pause}
A: Listen to the speaker say, It's mine., and then repeat.
B: यह मेरा है
{pause}
A: To expand on the pattern, replace mine with my friend's .
B: मेरे दोस्त का
A: my friend's
B: (slow) मेरे दोस्त का (regular) मेरे दोस्त का
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with my friend's
B: यह मेरे दोस्त का है
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace mine. Say It's my friend’s.
{pause}
B: यह मेरे दोस्त का है
A: To expand on the pattern, replace my friend’s with my father's.
B: मेरे पिताजी का
A: my father's
B: (slow) मेरे पिताजी का (regular) मेरे पिताजी का
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with my father's
B: यह मेरे पिताजी का है
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for my friend’s. Say It's my father's.
{pause}
B: यह मेरे पिताजी का है
A: To expand on the pattern, replace my father's with my sister’s.
B: मेरी बहन का
A: my sister's
B: (slow) मेरी बहन का (regular) मेरी बहन का
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with my sister's
B: यह मेरी बहन का है
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for my father's. Say It's my sister’s.
{pause}
B: यह मेरी बहन का है
Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you are visiting India, and someone asks you who something belongs to. You want to say It's mine.. Respond to the question.
B: यह किसका है? (five seconds) यह मेरा है
A: Now, you want to say it's my friend’s. Respond to the question.
B: यह किसका है? (five seconds) यह मेरे दोस्त का है
A: Now, you want to say it's my father's.. . Answer the speaker's question.
B: यह किसका है? (five seconds) यह मेरे पिताजी का है
A: Now, you want to say It's my sister’s.. Respond to the question.
B: यह किसका है? (five seconds) यह मेरी बहन का है
A: Imagine that you find something, and you want to know who it belongs to. Ask the question
(5 seconds)
B: यह किसका है?
{pause}
A: This is the end of Lesson 23

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Hi Jamie,


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- yah laptop kiska hai?

- yah mera hai.

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Hi Anthony!


aapkaa swaagaT hai:thumbsup:


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Anthony Karan
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धन्यवाद नेहा जी!

Thanks Neha ji!

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Hello Anthony,


Small correction in the last one-

mere khayaal mein yeh aapka hai, le leejiye.


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Anthony Karan
Thursday at 7:58 pm
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यह किसका है?

Whose is it?


मुझे पता नहीं।

I don't know.


मेरी ख़्याल में यह आप का है। ले लीजिये।

In my opinion it is yours. Take it.

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pilar flores
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hi good day .. well i have an issue ... i cant play the lessons on my pc but ..i can im my cel ... there is a problem whit the page or something like that?? ....

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