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Top 25 Hindi Questions You Need to Know - Lesson 3: Where do you live? 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 ""Where do you live?"" In Hindi this is
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं?
The first word in the question is
B: आप
A: ""meaning you"" in English.
B: (Slow, by syllable) आप
A: Listen again and repeat.
B: आप
{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: कहाँ
A: meaning where.
B: (Slow, by syllable) कहाँ
A: Now repeat.
B: कहाँ
{Pause}
Listen to the the first 2 words of the question and repeat.
B: आप कहाँ
{pause}
And next
B: रहते
A: meaning live.
B: (Slow, by syllable) रहते
A: Now repeat.
B: रहते
{Pause}
Listen to the the first 3 words of the question and repeat.
B: आप कहाँ रहते
{pause}
Next is
B: हैं
A: meaning do.
B: (Slow, by syllable) हैं
A: Now repeat.
B: हैं
{Pause}
Listen to the entire question and repeat.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं
{pause}
A: (You will hear this common question again and again throughout your studies.) Master the following pattern and responses to the question Where do you live??
B: मै नई दिल्ली में रहती हूँ
A: ""I live in New Delhi.. Again, slowly. Repeat the phrase.
B: (Slow) मै नई दिल्ली में रहती हूँ
{pause}
A: Let's break it down from the beginning. The first word:
B: मै
A: meaning I .
B: (Slow, by syllable) मै
A: Now repeat
B: मै
{Pause}
A: And next
B: नई दिल्ली
which is New Delhi.
B: (Slow, by syllable) नई दिल्ली
A:Now repeat.
B: नई दिल्ली
{Pause}
A: And next
B: में
meaning in .
B: (Slow, by syllable) में
A:Now repeat.
B: में
{Pause}
A: Next is
B: रहती
meaning live.
B: (Slow, by syllable) रहती
A:Now repeat.
B: रहती
{Pause}
A: And next
B: हूँ
meaning am.
B: (Slow, by syllable) हूँ
A:Now repeat.
B: हूँ
{Pause}
A: Listen to the speaker say, I live in New Delhi., and then repeat.
B: मै नई दिल्ली में रहती हूँ
{pause}
A: To expand on the pattern, replace New Delhi with New York.
B: न्यू योर्क
A: New York
B: (slow) न्यू योर्क (regular) न्यू योर्क
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with New York
B: मै न्यू योर्क में रहती हूँ
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace New Delhi. Say I live in New York.
{pause}
B: मै न्यू योर्क में रहती हूँ
A: To use a different phrase, replace New York with Moscow.
B: मोस्को
A: Moscow
B: (slow) मोस्को (regular) मोस्को
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with Moscow
B: मै मोस्को में रहती हूँ
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for New York. Say I live in Moscow.
{pause}
B: मै मोस्को में रहती हूँ
A: To use a different phrase, replace Moscow with Shanghai.
B: शांघाई
A: Shanghai
B: (slow) शांघाई (regular) शांघाई
A: Listen to the phrase again, this time with Shanghai
B: मै शांघाई में रहती हूँ
A: It mostly stays the same. Simply replace the {lang} for Moscow. Say I live in Shanghai.
{pause}
B : मै शांघाई में रहती हूँ
Now it's time for a quiz. Imagine you are visiting India and someone asks where you live. You live in New Delhi. Respond to the question.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं? (five seconds) मै नई दिल्ली में रहती हूँ
A: Imagine you live in New York Respond to the question.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं? (five seconds) मै न्यू योर्क में रहती हूँ
A: Imagine you live in Moscow. . Answer the speaker's question.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं? (five seconds) मै मोस्कोमें रहती हूँ
A: Imagine you live in Shanghai. Respond to the question.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं? (five seconds) मै शांघाई में रहती हूँ
A: Now you want to ask that person where they live. Ask the question
(5 seconds)
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं?
{pause}
A: Now it's time to answer the question with actual information about yourself.
B: आप कहाँ रहते हैं?
{pause}
A: This is the end of Lesson 3

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Hi Ellysia,


Thanks for your post!


No, it will remain as Australia like this:


मैं ऑस्ट्रेलिया में रहती हूँ।

main Australia men rahaTii huun.


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Jeannine
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main Arizona me rahatii hoon.

Ellysia
Monday at 04:30 AM
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How would you say I live in Australia in Hindi? Does it just become Austreliyan?

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Hi Praise,


Thanks for answering the question!


Don't forget that if you are a male, you will be using "rahaTaa" and if you are a female you will be using "rahaTii".


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main lusaka me rehTe hoon