Easy Hindi For The Tourist

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Jaico Publishing House, 2002 - Reference - 256 pages
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While touring India you will see its teeming millions and unless you can make yourself understood, you may find yourself embarrassed in numerable occasions. It is to reduce such occasions to a minimum that Hindustani For The Tourist will help. Your enjoyment of travel will be enhanced when you find you can make yourself understood and Indians will be greatly flattered that you, a visitor and a tourist can address them in his own language. Illustrations by Mairo, this pocket sized phrase book is a must for every visitor to this country.
 

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Contents

Contents
3
Pronouns
9
At Your Hotel Resthouse
17
International Code
31
Directions to Servants
39
Phrases and Queries
52
Sightseeing
70
Shopping Everyday Clothing
95
Terms
149
Days of the Week
155
The В über
164
The Doctor
171
Medical Terms
177
Banking
185
Places and Objects You
194
Minerals Metals and Precious Stones
200

Travel by Air
108
Road and Traffic Signs
119
Clothing
125
Sports Terms
131
Mailing and Correspondence
139
The Hindustani Language
209
Useful Verbs
217
Adjectives for Daily Use
225
Important Adverbs Conjunctions
233
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Page i - We must welcome these friendly visitors from abroad not only for economic reasons, for tourism brings foreign exchange, but even more so because this leads to greater understanding and mutual appreciation. There Is nothing that the world needs today more than this mutual understanding.
Page x - The gender of the nouns will be mastered, the ear familiarized with the sounds and the tongue with their formation.
Page viii - Reference mere to the Page number will provide you with the required word or phrase that you may want to use in a matter of moments. TO MAKE YOURSELF UNDERSTOOD To help you overcome pronunciation difficulties, we have printed on the following pages throughout the book, a simple phonetic rendition of ^ach Hindustani word, phrase or sentence in Italics.

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