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Mumbai Language Help and Tips – Translate English To Hindi Marathi Language

“Mumbai attracts millions of tourists every year coming from all around the world. Hindi and Marathi language being the commonly used in city, these trourists find it bit difficult to understand as commonly they are use to English. To help those commuters understand the local language with the most common words, sentences used in daily life and at major shopping malls, pubs and market etc. Below is a translated version of English to Hindiand marathi Language for quick reference. This will surely be a handy travel tip liked by all those having challenge understanding Hindi and Marathi languages. Also are help related to Money (Currency in Indian Rupees) and Colors on what common words are used when referring money in those local language which you generally refer in English in your country..”

Quick Look : [ Common Sentences Used During Local Travel ], [ Basic Greeting in Hindi and Marathi ], [ Shopping Language Tips ], [ Money Language and Help ], [ Colour Tips – How colors are referred in Hindi Language ], [ Updates ]

Slangs and Meaning

Slangs and Meaning


 

Language Format : = Translated to .

Common Sentences Used During Local Travel
  • When Driver asked ‘Where do you want to go’ = ‘Kaha Jana hai / Kuthe Zayche Ahe ?’
  • You ask ‘Will you goto = ‘Bhaiya Chaloge’ / ‘Bhau Zanar ka ?’
  • When Driver says ‘No’ = ‘Nahi Bhai / Naahi Bhai’ (Bhai means Brother & Madam as you know)
  • When Driver says ‘Road is not ok and has pot holes etc’ = ‘Road Kharab hai / Road Barobar nahi’
  • When Driver ask ‘Do you have change ?’ = ‘Chutte Hai Kya / Sutte Ahe Kai ?’
  • You ask when paying bill ‘How Much ?’ = ‘Kitna hua / Kiti Zale ?’
  • When in Traffic and you ask ‘What Happened ?’ = ‘Kya Hua / Kai Zale ?’
  • You ask ‘please go faster’ = ‘Bhai zara fast chalo / Bhau fast chala’
Basic Greeting in Hindi and Marathi
  • Thank You = ‘Shukriya / Dhanyawad’
  • See you = ‘Phir Milenge / Parat Bhetuya’
  • Hello = ‘Namaste / Kasa Kai’
  • What is your name ? = ‘Tumhara Naam Kya Hai / Tumche Naav Kai ?’
  • I am Fine = ‘Mein Majeme hu / Me majet’
  • Where are you Going = ‘Kaha Jarahe ho / kuthe Challat’
  • Good Morning = use same ‘Good Morning’
  • Good Evening = use same ‘Good Evening’
  • Good Night = use same ‘Good Night’
Shopping Language Tips

This tips are very handy for reference when you are interacting in vegetable market or talking to any shopkeeper for purchasing anything.

  • I don’t speak Hindi = ‘Mujhe Hindi Nahi Aati / Mala Hindi yet nahi’
  • How much is the cost = ‘Kitna / kiti’
  • Give me fresh one = ‘Fresh(taza) dena / Changle dya’
  • Weight properly = ‘Barabar Vazan Karo / Barobar maap ghya’
  • When seller ask ‘How much should i give’ = ‘Kita Du / Kiti Deu’
  • When you ask ‘Where will i get it’ = ‘Kidhar milega ? / Kuthe midel?’
  • Ask for extra bag = ‘Ek Extra bag dena please / ek extra bag dya na please’
  • When seller says ‘Not available’ = ‘Nahi Hai / Nahi Aahe’
  • Never Mind = ‘Koi Baat Nahi / Kahi Nahi..Chaalel’
  • I don’t Want = ‘Mujhe Nahi Chahiye / Mala Nako’
  • I liked it = ‘Mujhe Accha Laga / Mala Avadle’
  • Its Too Expensive = ‘Bohot Mehenga Hai / Khoop Mahag Aahe’
Money Language and Help


For sure when interacting with people around you should know how to calculate money (Indian rupees/Rs) and what do you call them in hindi, below is the list.

Just to have a brief idea about Indian Rupees compared to Dollar, Its Approx 1$ = Rs.54 as of date of post. Also Refer Currency details.

  • 0.50 rupees = athana (Coin form rarely available now)
  • 1 rupee = Ek rupiya
  • 2 rupees = Do rupiya
  • 3 rupees = Teen rupiya
  • 4 rupees = Char rupiya
  • 5 rupees = Panch rupiya
  • 6 rupees = Cheh rupiya
  • 7 rupees = Saat rupiya
  • 8 rupees = Aath rupiya
  • 9 rupees = Nau rupiya
  • 10 rupees = Dus rupiya
  • 20 rupees = Bees rupiya
  • 50 rupees = Pachas rupiya
  • 100 rupees = Sau rupiya
  • 500 rupees = Pansau rupiya
  • 1000 rupees = Hazar rupiya

(Note, above is the exact coin and note form used in Mumbai, for amount like 30 rupees, use alternate note/coin combination’s. Hope this tip will sure make life easy.)

Colour Tips – How colors are referred in Hindi Language
  • Black = kala
  • White = Safed
  • Blue = Neela
  • Green = Hara
  • Yellow = Pila
  • Red = Laal
  • Pink = Pink

Since, now you might be little comfortable with the help of above language tips, you can also refer basic Mumbai slangs that are used while talking or to understand what Mumbai buddies are talking all about.

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