Hindi Prepositions

Hindi Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Hindi Prepositions which is also called Devanagari, check our courses about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Hindi grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Hindi. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Hindi Prepositions

Learning the Hindi Prepositions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Hindi language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Hindi.

Hindi prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsHindi Prepositions
Prepositionssambandhabodhak - सम्बन्धबोधक
inside the houseghar ke andar - घर के अंदर
outside the carkar se baahar - कार से बाहर
with memere saath - मेरे साथ
without himusake bina - उसके बिना
under the tablemej ke neeche - मेज के नीचे
after tomorrowkal ke baad - कल के बाद
before sunsetsuryast se pahle - सूर्यास्त से पहले
but I'm busylekin main vyast hoon | - लेकिन मैं व्यस्त हूँ |

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Prepositions in Hindi has a logical pattern. Locate the Prepositions above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Devanagari.

List of Prepositions in Hindi

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Hindi placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Hindi vocabulary.

English PrepositionsHindi Prepositions
aboutke baare men - के बारे में
aboveoopar - ऊपर
acrosske paar - के पार
afterke baad - के बाद
againstke khilaf - के खिलाफ
amongke bich men - के बीच में
aroundcharon or - चारों ओर
asjaisa - जैसा
atpar - पर
beforese pahle - से पहले
behindke peechhe - के पीछे
belowneeche - नीचे
beneathneeche - नीचे
besidebagal men - बगल में
betweenke bich - के बीच
beyondpare - परे
butlekin - लेकिन
bydvara - द्वारा
despiteke baavajood - के बावजूद
downneeche - नीचे
duringdauraan  - दौरान 
exceptsivaay - सिवाय
forke liye - के लिए
fromse - से
inmen - में
insideandar - अंदर
intomen - में
nearnikat - निकट
nextagla - अगला
ofki or ka  - की or का 
onpar - पर
oppositesaamane - सामने
outbaahar - बाहर
outsidebaahar - बाहर
overke oopar - के ऊपर
perprati - प्रति
plusjod  - जोड़ 
rounddaur or gol  - दौर or गोल 
sinceke baad se - के बाद से
thanse - से
throughke madhyam se - के माध्यम से
tilljab tak - जब तक
tose - से
towardki or - की ओर
underadheen or neeche  - अधीन or नीचे 
unlikevipareet - विपरीत
untiljab tak - जब तक
upoopar - ऊपर
viake madhyam se - के माध्यम से
withsaath - साथ
withinandar - अंदर
withoutbina - बिना
two wordsdo shabdon  - दो शब्दों 
according toke anusaar - के अनुसार
because ofki vajah se - की वजह से
close toband karne ke liye - बंद करने के लिए
due toke kaaran - के कारण
except forke alava - के अलावा
far fromdoor se - दूर से
inside ofke andar - के अंदर
instead ofke bajaay - के बजाय
near toke paas - के पास
next toke paas or ke nikat or ke nazadeek - के पास or के निकट or के नज़दीक
outside ofke baahar - के बाहर
prior topahle se - पहले से
three wordsteen shabd - तीन शब्द
as far asjahan tak - जहाँ तक
as well astatha - तथा
in addition toke atirikt - के अतिरिक्त
in front ofke saamane - के सामने
in spite ofke baavajood - के बावजूद
on behalf ofki or se - की ओर से
on top ofke sheersh par - के शीर्ष पर
demonstrativesupapaadak sambandhabodhak - उपपादक सम्बन्धबोधक
thisyah - यह
thatki or vah - कि or वह
theseye - ये
thoseun - उन

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Hindi, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Devanagari Prepositions, you might want to check the rest of our Hindi lessons here: Learn Hindi. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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