Differences and similarities between Nepali and Hindi

I do speak both languages to a certain degree. My Nepali is definitely better in fluency, vocabulary, grammar application, but my Hindi grammar knowledge is more substantial. Furthermore I have studied the historical language development of Nepali and the Old Indian languages Sanskrit and Vedic (which is the oldest version of the Indian languages). Common origins Both Nepali and Hindi obviously orginate from a common ...

Nepali Dialogue – नमस्ते दिदी

In this second video from 4 years ago, I do and explain a brief dialogue. Here is the dialogue: हान्ना: नमस्ते भालु, तिमीलार्इ कस्तो छ? [haannaa: namaste bhaalu, timiilaaii kasto cha?] भालु: नमस्ते दिदी, मलार्इ ठिक छ । तपार्इलार्इ कस्तो छ त? [bhaalu: namaste didii, malaaii Thik cha. tapaaiilaaii kasto cha ta?] हान्ना: आ भालु भार्इ, मलार्इ त एकदमै राम्रो छ । तिमी कता लाग्ने ...

Nepali Phrase: “I love you so much”

Finally I have found the sentence that I am so prominently promoting in my first „Learn Nepali Online“ Video. After 4 years now I finally managed to find the sentence in the infamous language book. I am so proud of myself! Look here on page 217 of the „Basic course in spoken Nepali“ you will find this: So I was always right. I honestly thought ...

The usage of the -le / -ले particle in Nepali

The -le / -ले particle in Nepali is attached to the subject (noun or pronoun) of a sentence with a transitive verb in the most common of the past tenses: Simple past (used as example in the video), Present perfect and Past perfect. Other past tenses do not need the -le particle: Past habituous and past continuous. To know with which verbs to use -le, ...