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विदेशी भाषाएँ सीखना

[videshee bhaashaen seekhana]

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Where did you learn Spanish? आपन--स्--न--क--- -- -ीख-? आपन- स-प-न- कह-- स- स-ख-? आ-न- स-प-न- क-ा- स- स-ख-? ------------------------- आपने स्पेनी कहाँ से सीखी? 0
aa---- ------ -ah----se-s-e-h--? aapane spenee kahaan se seekhee? a-p-n- s-e-e- k-h-a- s- s-e-h-e- -------------------------------- aapane spenee kahaan se seekhee?
Can you also speak Portuguese? क्-ा-आप ----तगाली भ- -ा-त--- -ा--- --ं? क-य- आप प-र-तग-ल- भ- ज-नत- / ज-नत- ह--? क-य- आ- प-र-त-ा-ी भ- ज-न-े / ज-न-ी ह-ं- --------------------------------------- क्या आप पुर्तगाली भी जानते / जानती हैं? 0
kya-a-- -----g--lee--he- jaa--te ---a-----e-h--n? kya aap purtagaalee bhee jaanate / jaanatee hain? k-a a-p p-r-a-a-l-e b-e- j-a-a-e / j-a-a-e- h-i-? ------------------------------------------------- kya aap purtagaalee bhee jaanate / jaanatee hain?
Yes, and I also speak some Italian. जी-हाँ,--र -ैं थ--- -ी-इ--लि-न-भ--ज-न---- -ा-ती-हूँ ज- ह--, और म-- थ-ड- स- इट-ल-यन भ- ज-नत- / ज-नत- ह-- ज- ह-ँ- औ- म-ं थ-ड- स- इ-ा-ि-न भ- ज-न-ा / ज-न-ी ह-ँ --------------------------------------------------- जी हाँ, और मैं थोडी सी इटालियन भी जानता / जानती हूँ 0
jee h--n,-----m-i- t-ode- see --aal-y---b----j-an--a-- ---nat-----on jee haan, aur main thodee see itaaliyan bhee jaanata / jaanatee hoon j-e h-a-, a-r m-i- t-o-e- s-e i-a-l-y-n b-e- j-a-a-a / j-a-a-e- h-o- -------------------------------------------------------------------- jee haan, aur main thodee see itaaliyan bhee jaanata / jaanatee hoon
I think you speak very well. मु-े --त--ह--आ--बहुत-अच्छ---ोल-े / --लत- -ैं म-झ- लगत- ह- आप बह-त अच-छ- ब-लत- / ब-लत- ह-- म-झ- ल-त- ह- आ- ब-ु- अ-्-ा ब-ल-े / ब-ल-ी ह-ं -------------------------------------------- मुझे लगता है आप बहुत अच्छा बोलते / बोलती हैं 0
mu--- -aga-- ha- --- ----- -chc-ha-bol------b--ate- --in mujhe lagata hai aap bahut achchha bolate / bolatee hain m-j-e l-g-t- h-i a-p b-h-t a-h-h-a b-l-t- / b-l-t-e h-i- -------------------------------------------------------- mujhe lagata hai aap bahut achchha bolate / bolatee hain
The languages are quite similar. य--भा-ाए- बह-त एक-ज--ी-हैं य- भ-ष-ए- बह-त एक ज-स- ह-- य- भ-ष-ए- ब-ु- ए- ज-स- ह-ं -------------------------- ये भाषाएँ बहुत एक जैसी हैं 0
ye bh--s--e- b-hu--ek j-is------n ye bhaashaen bahut ek jaisee hain y- b-a-s-a-n b-h-t e- j-i-e- h-i- --------------------------------- ye bhaashaen bahut ek jaisee hain
I can understand them well. म-- -नक- अ-्-ी-त-- -- -मझ-सकता / सक----ूँ म-- उनक- अच-छ- तरह स- समझ सकत- / सकत- ह-- म-ं उ-क- अ-्-ी त-ह स- स-झ स-त- / स-त- ह-ँ ----------------------------------------- मैं उनको अच्छी तरह से समझ सकता / सकती हूँ 0
m--n -n-k- --hchh-e ----h--e --m----s--a-a - s--a--- hoon main unako achchhee tarah se samajh sakata / sakatee hoon m-i- u-a-o a-h-h-e- t-r-h s- s-m-j- s-k-t- / s-k-t-e h-o- --------------------------------------------------------- main unako achchhee tarah se samajh sakata / sakatee hoon
But speaking and writing is difficult. लेक---ब-लना और---खन--कठ---है ल-क-न ब-लन- और ल-खन- कठ-न ह- ल-क-न ब-ल-ा औ- ल-ख-ा क-ि- ह- ---------------------------- लेकिन बोलना और लिखना कठिन है 0
l-k-n--o-an- --r -i--a-- -athin-h-i lekin bolana aur likhana kathin hai l-k-n b-l-n- a-r l-k-a-a k-t-i- h-i ----------------------------------- lekin bolana aur likhana kathin hai
I still make many mistakes. म-- ------क--गल--य-----ता-/----ी -ूँ म-- अब भ- कई गलत-य-- करत- / करत- ह-- म-ं अ- भ- क- ग-त-य-ँ क-त- / क-त- ह-ँ ------------------------------------ मैं अब भी कई गलतियाँ करता / करती हूँ 0
m-i--a- -h-e----e-g--a--ya-n ka---- ----ra-e- h-on main ab bhee kaee galatiyaan karata / karatee hoon m-i- a- b-e- k-e- g-l-t-y-a- k-r-t- / k-r-t-e h-o- -------------------------------------------------- main ab bhee kaee galatiyaan karata / karatee hoon
Please correct me each time. क--य- -े-ी----ि-ाँ -म----ठी--क-जिए क-पय- म-र- गलत-य-- हम-श- ठ-क क-ज-ए क-प-ा म-र- ग-त-य-ँ ह-े-ा ठ-क क-ज-ए ---------------------------------- कृपया मेरी गलतियाँ हमेशा ठीक कीजिए 0
krp----mere- -alat---a- h--esh- t--ek -ee-ie krpaya meree galatiyaan hamesha theek keejie k-p-y- m-r-e g-l-t-y-a- h-m-s-a t-e-k k-e-i- -------------------------------------------- krpaya meree galatiyaan hamesha theek keejie
Your pronunciation is very good. आप-- उच--ारण---्---है आपक- उच-च-रण अच-छ- ह- आ-क- उ-्-ा-ण अ-्-ा ह- --------------------- आपका उच्चारण अच्छा है 0
aap-ka u--------n-a----h- --i aapaka uchchaaran achchha hai a-p-k- u-h-h-a-a- a-h-h-a h-i ----------------------------- aapaka uchchaaran achchha hai
You only have a slight accent. आप थोड़---े स्वर--ात-स- --लत- -ैं आप थ-ड-- स- स-वर-घ-त स- ब-लत- ह-- आ- थ-ड-े स- स-व-ा-ा- स- ब-ल-े ह-ं --------------------------------- आप थोड़े से स्वराघात से बोलते हैं 0
aap thode-se-sv--aa--a-t-s--bol-te-h-in aap thode se svaraaghaat se bolate hain a-p t-o-e s- s-a-a-g-a-t s- b-l-t- h-i- --------------------------------------- aap thode se svaraaghaat se bolate hain
One can tell where you come from. आ- -----क- ह-- -- --ा -----है आप कह-- क- ह-- यह पत- लगत- ह- आ- क-ा- क- ह-ं य- प-ा ल-त- ह- ----------------------------- आप कहाँ के हैं यह पता लगता है 0
aa- -aha-n k- ------a-----a-laga-a h-i aap kahaan ke hain yah pata lagata hai a-p k-h-a- k- h-i- y-h p-t- l-g-t- h-i -------------------------------------- aap kahaan ke hain yah pata lagata hai
What is your mother tongue / native language (am.)? आपकी--ा-ृ--षा-क्य- --? आपक- म-त-भ-ष- क-य- ह-? आ-क- म-त-भ-ष- क-य- ह-? ---------------------- आपकी मातृभाषा क्या है? 0
aa--kee--a--rbhaash---ya ha-? aapakee maatrbhaasha kya hai? a-p-k-e m-a-r-h-a-h- k-a h-i- ----------------------------- aapakee maatrbhaasha kya hai?
Are you taking a language course? क--- -प भा-ा क- क-ई -ा-्यक्-म-क--रहे / -ह--है-? क-य- आप भ-ष- क- क-ई प-ठ-यक-रम कर रह- / रह- ह--? क-य- आ- भ-ष- क- क-ई प-ठ-य-्-म क- र-े / र-ी ह-ं- ----------------------------------------------- क्या आप भाषा का कोई पाठ्यक्रम कर रहे / रही हैं? 0
kya---- ---as---k- --ee --at-ya-ram-k----ah----ra-e- hain? kya aap bhaasha ka koee paathyakram kar rahe / rahee hain? k-a a-p b-a-s-a k- k-e- p-a-h-a-r-m k-r r-h- / r-h-e h-i-? ---------------------------------------------------------- kya aap bhaasha ka koee paathyakram kar rahe / rahee hain?
Which textbook are you using? आ---ौन स- ----त- इ--ते-ाल ------ - रही--ै-? आप क-न स- प-स-तक इस-त-म-ल कर रह- / रह- ह--? आ- क-न स- प-स-त- इ-्-े-ा- क- र-े / र-ी ह-ं- ------------------------------------------- आप कौन सी पुस्तक इस्तेमाल कर रहे / रही हैं? 0
aap-ka-n ----pus--k-i-t----l---r r-h- / r-hee h---? aap kaun see pustak istemaal kar rahe / rahee hain? a-p k-u- s-e p-s-a- i-t-m-a- k-r r-h- / r-h-e h-i-? --------------------------------------------------- aap kaun see pustak istemaal kar rahe / rahee hain?
I don’t remember the name right now. उस-- -ा--म-झे इ- समय---- ---ं-है उसक- न-म म-झ- इस समय य-द नह-- ह- उ-क- न-म म-झ- इ- स-य य-द न-ी- ह- -------------------------------- उसका नाम मुझे इस समय याद नहीं है 0
usak- -a---mujh- -s -a--y y-----ahi---ai usaka naam mujhe is samay yaad nahin hai u-a-a n-a- m-j-e i- s-m-y y-a- n-h-n h-i ---------------------------------------- usaka naam mujhe is samay yaad nahin hai
The title is not coming to me. मुझ- इ---म- -स-ा ------द न--- - --ा है म-झ- इस समय उसक- न-म य-द नह-- आ रह- ह- म-झ- इ- स-य उ-क- न-म य-द न-ी- आ र-ा ह- -------------------------------------- मुझे इस समय उसका नाम याद नहीं आ रहा है 0
mu--e -s-sa--y us-ka-na-m ya----ahin-aa ------ai mujhe is samay usaka naam yaad nahin aa raha hai m-j-e i- s-m-y u-a-a n-a- y-a- n-h-n a- r-h- h-i ------------------------------------------------ mujhe is samay usaka naam yaad nahin aa raha hai
I’ve forgotten it. म---भूल ----/ ग-ी म-- भ-ल गय- / गय- म-ं भ-ल ग-ा / ग-ी ----------------- मैं भूल गया / गयी 0
ma---bhool --ya-/--ay-e main bhool gaya / gayee m-i- b-o-l g-y- / g-y-e ----------------------- main bhool gaya / gayee

Germanic Languages

The Germanic languages belong to the Indo-European language family. This linguistic group is characterized by its phonological features. Differences in the phonology distinguish these languages from others. There are about 15 Germanic languages. 500 million people worldwide speak them as their native tongue. The exact number of individual languages is difficult to determine. It is often unclear whether independent languages or only dialects exist. The most prominent Germanic language is English. It has 350 million native speakers worldwide. After that come German and Dutch. The Germanic languages are divided into different groups. There are North Germanic, West Germanic, and East Germanic. North Germanic languages are the Scandinavian languages. English, German and Dutch are West Germanic languages. The East Germanic languages have all become extinct. Old English, for example, belonged to this group. Colonization spread Germanic languages across the world. As a result, Dutch is understood in the Caribbean and in South Africa. All Germanic languages are derived from a common root. Whether or not there was a uniform proto-language is unclear. Besides that, only a few old Germanic texts exist. Unlike the Romance languages, there are hardly any sources. Research of the Germanic languages is more difficult as a result. Relatively little is also known about the culture of the Germanic people, or Teutons. The people of the Teutons did not unite. As a result there was no common identity. Therefore, science has to rely on other sources. Without Greeks and Romans, we would only know a little about the Teutons!
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