ABCD of Hindi
The first step of any language is to learn its alphabet. We all started from A for Apple, B for Bat and C for Cat.
This lesson is an short introduction on Hindi alphabet.
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Hindi is written in Devanagari script. On a paper, it is written from left to right just like English. There are 12 vowels and 36 consonants in Hindi. Fear not, all have equivalent English pronunciations. Unlike Germans and Russians, who have pronunciation signs as well.
Do not try to eat an elephant in 10 mins.
Learning Hindi requires patience and practice. Learn 5 letters a day. 10 days are enough to master the script. This page gives only the demo of what lies ahead in this website.The detailed explanations are given in the separate lessons.
Let us start with the vowels first. The following presentation has 12 vowels.
Each letter is pronounced exactly like the first syllable of the word given below.
To learn Hindi Vowles step by step, start from here : Hindi alphabet : vowels
These 12 vowels when combined with consonants form actual sound of the language.
The Hindi alphabet chart below consists 36 Hindi letters. These are consonants.
The picture below gives the glimpse of Hindi consonants .
To learn consonants step by step, visit this lesson :Hindi alphabet: Consonants
Hindi Barakhadi :Twelve Hindi vowels when put behind a consonant gives us 12 different sounds from each consonants. Twelve is “baarah” in Hindi which gives us Barakhadi.
To learn Hindi Barakhadi alphabet by alphabet , start from here :Hindi Barkhadi in English