Basic Hindi Phrases

Hindi is a fun language to learn, but it won't happen overnight. Gaining fluency in Hindi can take several months. However, you can start communicating in Hindi in no time by memorizing the basic Hindi phrases used by Indian people on a daily basis. Memorizing basic phrases in Hindi will not only help you start communicating in Hindi it will train your brain to start learning Hindi and speed your progression toward fluency. Click on any button below to hear phrase, then repeat the phrase out load.
English
Hindi
Do you speak English?
क्या आप अंग्रेज़ी बोलते हैं?
kyā āp aṅgrēzī bolte haiṅ?
I don't understand
मैं समझा नहीं
maiṁ samajhā nahīṅ (m) / maiṁ samajhī nahīṅ (f)
I do not speak Hindi
मैं हिंदी नहीं बोलता
main hindi nahi boltha (m) / main hindi nahi boltha (f)
Please say that again
क्या आप इसे दोहरा सकते हैं
Kyā āp issey dohrā saktey hain?
Please speak slower
कृपया ज़रा धीरे बोलिये।
kṛipayā zarā dhīre boliye
How do you say ______ in Hindi?
हिंदी में _____कैसे कह्ते हैं|
hindi meṅ _____ kaise kahte haiṅ?
Excuse me please (formal)
क्षमा कीजिए!
kshama keejiye
Sorry
क्षमा कीजिए
kṣama kījiye
You're welcome
आप का स्वागत है
aap ka swagath hai
You are very kind (formal)
यह आप का बडापन है
yeh aap ka badapan hai
I don't know
मुझे नहीं मालूम ।
mujhey nahi maloom
Yes
हाँ
Haan
No
ना /नहीं
Naa / Nuhi
What time is it?
कितने बजे हैं ?
kitney bajey hain?
I need a taxi
मुझे एक टैक्सी चाहिए
mujhe ek taxi chahiye
Where are the restrooms?
टॉयलेट किधर है
toilet kidhar hai
Thank you
धन्यवाद / शुक्रिया
dhanyevad / shukriya
What?
क्या?
kya
Why?
क्यों
kyo
When?
कब
kab
Where?
कहा पे?
kaha
Who?
कौन?
kaun
Which?
कौन कौन से?
kaunsa
How much?
कितना
kitna
How many?
कितने
kitne
Let's go!
चलो
chello
Today
आज
aaj
Tomorrow
कल
kal
Yesterday
बिता कल
bita kal
I would like a cup of tea
मुझे एक कप चाय चाहिए
mujhe ek cup chai chahiye