Nepali: A Beginner's Primer Conversation and Grammar

पाठ ३ (Lesson 3) - GRAMMAR NOTES

1) Simple past negative: if the verb is transitive and in the past tense, don't forget to add ले with the subject.

मैले लेखिन ।

तपाईले / वहाँले लेख्नुभएन ।

2) वटा and जना are used as suffixes with numbers when counting inanimate and animate objects. Usually, वटा is used for things and animals while जना is used for counting people only.

उदाहरणको लागि
(for example):

मेरो एक जना भाई छ ।
उस्को दुई वटा कुकुर छन ।
यो कक्षामा ५ वटा मेच छन ।


By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • use the simple past negative
  • use वटा and जना
  • know some colors
  • count from one to thirty

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