April 19, 2012

Grammar

This is the master page for the Hindi grammar articles on this site. Click on one of the links below to read about various topics in Hindi grammar.

Hindi Grammar Topics

These Hindi grammar articles discuss every aspect of Hindi grammar, including Hindi nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adjectives, infinitives, and participles.

Hindi grammar is, fortunately, relatively regular and consistent, and so it can be studied systematically. A brief description of each category of Hindi grammar is listed below.

Nouns

Nouns are words such as केला (banana), लड़का (boy), or ख़ुशी (happiness) that refer to concrete or abstract things, and are a basic aspect of Hindi grammar.

Pronouns

Pronouns are words that substitute for nouns, such as वह (“that/he/she/it”), अपना, मेरा (“my”), etc. They are another basic aspect of Hindi grammar.

Adjectives

Adjectives describe nouns or pronouns, and are another basic part of Hindi grammar. An example is बड़ा (“big”) and ख़ुश (“happy”).

Verbs

Verbs are words that describe actions and are an important and rich part of Hindi grammar.

Postpositions

Postpositions are another basic part of Hindi grammar. They are like English prepositions, but they come after the word they modify, such as “के पास” in लड़के के पास.

Adverbs

Adverbs are words or phrases that modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs, such as बहुत (“very”), जल्द ही (“soon”), or नियमित रूप से (“regularly”). They are another basic part of Hindi grammar.

Conjunctions

Conjunctions join words or phrases together. Examples include और (“and”), लेकिन (“but”), ताकि (“so that”), etc. They are another important part of Hindi grammar.

Miscellaneous

The miscellaneous section describes topics that do not represent major categories in Hindi grammar, yet are nonetheless important aspects of Hindi grammar.

Particles

Particles are small adverbial words that don’t exactly fit into any other category, such as तो, ही, and भी. Particles are an important aspect of Hindi grammar.

Possession

The article about possession discusses how Hindi speakers talk about owning or having things, which is another basic and important aspect of Hindi grammar.

Syntax

Syntax refers to the structure of a sentences in a language. This article discusses various topics in Hindi grammar related to syntax.

Verbals

Verbals are words that aren’t verbs, yet describe actions like verbs. There are two kinds of verbals in Hindi: infinitives, and participles. Infinitives are verbal nouns; they have characteristics like verbs and nouns. Participles are verbal adjectives. They have characteristics like verbs and adjectives. Verbals are a very important aspect of Hindi grammar.

The following 13 articles are posted under this category:

Adjectives
Adverbs
Conditional Sentences
Conjunctions
Miscellaneous
Nouns
Particles
Verbs
Possession
Postpositions
Pronouns
Syntax
Verbals