Manual of Hindustani, Or, The Stranger's Indian Interpreter: A Practical and Easy Guide to Hindustani Conversation

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W. Newmann, 1894 - Hindustani language - 143 pages
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Page 37 - July July August August September September October October November November December December January January February February March...
Page 10 - Participles are subject to the inflection of number and gender, so as to make them agree with the noun or pronoun with which they may be used...
Page 27 - Put more wood on Burn this paper Tell him to light a fire Be careful of the fire Bring some charcoal Split up some firewood...
Page 23 - What is your command ? Shut the door. Open the door. Light the lamp. Extinguish the candle. Don't forget. Remain silent. There is no end of thy chattering. 11 III. hukm kyä hai ? darwäza band-karo. darwäza kholo. chirä^A jalä'o. hatti bujhä'o. bhuliyo mat. chup raho. tere bakne-kï intihä nahbz. IV. Don't make a noise
Page 11 - Hindustani may be formed into a NOUN OF AGENCY, to name the doer of any action, (usually expressed in English by the termination er), by adding wdld for the masculine, and wdll for the feminine, thus: — marnewala, he who strihes ; marnewali, she who strihes.
Page 40 - Such other verbs as may occasionally occur in composition are written in full. The letters a, p, s, h at the end of the definitions denote the word to be of Arabic, Persian, Sanscrit, or Hindu origin respectively.
Page 36 - Pdnck •The other ordinal numbers are all formed from the cardinals by adding wdn. The ordinals are subject to inflection ; a becomes e, and fem.
Page 39 - When mention is made of rupees, it is customary to divide the English numerals by commas, so as to show at a glance ihe number of karors, lakks, &c.
Page 14 - In any tense any singular noun may be used instead of Wuh, he, she, or it, and any plural noun may be used instead of We, they. Verbs are of two kinds, transitive and intransitive ; the former requires an objett, as ' birds build nests ;' the latier requires no object, as
Page 11 - whilst in the act of.' ' on the instant,' ' immediately on,' thus : — martehi, on the instant of strihing.

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