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Flashcards in Past Tense Deck (38):
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subject + (verb stem + ā / e / ī / ī̃)

 

Past Tense of Intransitive Verbs

 

*Intransitive verbs don't take direct objects (e.g. to come, to go, to sleep, etc.).

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(subject + ne) + object + (verb stem + ā / e / ī / ī̃)

 

Past Tense of Transitive Verbs

 

*Transitive verbs do take direct objects (e.g. to do, to eat, to see, etc.).

3


khānā khānā

 

to eat food / lunch / dinner

4

 

maĩ ne khānā khāyā.

 

I ate. / I've already eaten.

5

 

maĩ ne khānā nahī̃ khāyā.

 

I didn't eat. / I haven't eaten yet.

6

 

nikālnā

 

to take out

7

 

maĩ ne uniform nikālā.

 

I took out (my) uniform.

8

 

kapṛe (m.pl.)

 

clothes

9

 

kapṛe dhonā

 

to wash clothes, to do the laundry

10

 

maĩ ne kapṛe dhoye.

 

I washed the clothes. / I did the laundry.

11

 

bartan (m.pl.)

 

dishes

12

 

bartan rakhnā

 

to put away the dishes

13

 

maĩ ne bartan rakhe.

 

I put away the dishes.

14

 

X ko khānā khilānā

 

to serve X food, to feed X

15

 

kyā āp ne Rico ko khānā khilāyā?

 

Did you feed Rico?

16

 

maĩ ne Rico ko khānā khilāyā.

 

I fed Rico.

17

 

dekhnā

 

to see; to look; to watch

18

 

kyā āp ne vo dekhā?

 

Did you see that?

19

 

maĩ ne dekhā.

 

I saw (it).

20

 

Past Tense of Intransitive Verbs

 

*Intransitive verbs don't take direct objects (e.g. to come, to go, to sleep, etc.).

 

subject + (verb stem + ā / e / ī / ī̃)

21

 

Past Tense of Transitive Verbs

 

*Transitive verbs do take direct objects (e.g. to do, to eat, to see, etc.).

 

(subject + ne) + object + (verb stem + ā / e / ī / ī̃)

22

 

to eat food / lunch / dinner


khānā khānā

23

 

I ate. / I've already eaten.

 

maĩ ne khānā khāyā.

24

 

I didn't eat. / I haven't eaten yet.

 

maĩ ne khānā nahī̃ khāyā.

25

 

to take out

 

nikālnā

26

 

I took out (my) uniform.

 

maĩ ne uniform nikālā.

27

 

clothes

 

kapṛe (m.pl.)

28

 

to wash clothes, to do the laundry

 

kapṛe dhonā

29

 

I washed the clothes. / I did the laundry.

 

maĩ ne kapṛe dhoye.

30

 

dishes

 

bartan (m.pl.)

31

 

to put away the dishes

 

bartan rakhnā

32

 

I put away the dishes.

 

maĩ ne bartan rakhe.

33

 

to serve X food, to feed X

 

X ko khānā khilānā

34

 

Did you feed Rico?

 

kyā āp ne Rico ko khānā khilāyā?

35

 

I fed Rico.

 

maĩ ne Rico ko khānā khilāyā.

36

 

to see; to look; to watch

 

dekhnā

37

 

Did you see that?

 

kyā āp ne vo dekhā?

38

 

I saw (it).

 

maĩ ne dekhā.