Essential Hinđī Words

Most common single words or two-word combinations (used for greeting a person etc.) are included here! Following are some of the labels used here to describe Hinđī words. A complete list of labels is here.

uncom     uncommon, not generally used in Hinđī
frmlformal, general
infrmlinformal
reg-prncsame as the regular English pronunciation
dif-prncdifferent from the regular English pronunciation

Englishहिन्दी
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Helloनमस्ते - Namasŧe
Hello (over phone)हॅलो - Haelo
[reg-prnc]
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Thanks
Thank you
धन्यवाद - Đhan'yavāđ
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Good morning
Good afternoon
Good evening
Good night
नमस्ते - Namasŧe
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Good nightशुभ रात्रि - Subh-Rāŧri
[uncom]
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Goodbyeनमस्ते - Namasŧe
[uncom]
अलविदा - Al-viđā
[in Urđū]
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Welcomeपधारिए - PađhāriE
(Pađhāri'ye)
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Excuse me
(apology)
Sorry
क्षमा कीजिए - Kṣhamā KījiE
(Xama Keeji'ye)
माफ़ कीजिये - MāF KījiE
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Excuse me
(attention)
सुनिए तो - SuniE ŧo
(Suni'ye ŧo) [dif-prnc]
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Comeआइए - Ā'I'E
(Ā'Iye)
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Come inअंदर आइए - Anđar Ā'I'E
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Come hereयहाँ आइए - Yahān̐ Ā'I'E
[frml]
यहाँ आओ - Yahān̐ Ā'O
[infrml]
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Happy Birthdayजन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएँ
Janmađin kī Shubh-kāmanāEn̐
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