Nepali Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Nepali Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Nepali 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 Nepali. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Nepali Prepositions

Learning the Nepali 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 Nepali language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Nepali.

Nepali 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 PrepositionsNepali Prepositions
Prepositions
inside the houseghar bhitra - घर भित्र
outside the carkar baahir - कार बाहिर
with memasang - मसँग
without himu bina - उ बिना
under the tabletabal muni - टेबल मुनि
after tomorrowparsi - पर्सी
before sunsetsooryaast aghi - सूर्यास्त अघि
but I'm busytar m vyast chhu - तर म व्यस्त छु

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Nepali.

List of Prepositions in Nepali

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

English PrepositionsNepali Prepositions
aboutkarib - करिब
abovemaathi - माथि
acrosspari - पारि
afterpachi - पछि
againstvirudgh - विरूद्घ
amongmaajh - माझ
aroundvaripari - वरिपरि
asjasto ki - जस्तो कि
atma - मा
beforepahila - पहिला
behindpchhadi - पछाडि
belowtal - तल
beneathmantir - मन्तिर
besidechheuma - छेउमा
betweenbichma - बिचमा
beyondtysbhnda par - त्यसभन्दा पर
buttar - तर
byle - ले
despitetyaso huanda huandai pani - त्यसो हुँदा हुँदै पनि
downtal - तल
duringtaka - ताका
exceptbaahek - बाहेक
forlagi - लागि
frombaat - बाट
inma - मा
insidebhitra - भित्र
intoma - मा
nearnajik - नजिक
nextarko - अर्को
ofko - को
onmaathi - माथि
oppositeviparit - विपरित
outbaahir - बाहिर
outsidebaahirptti - बाहिरपट्टी
overmaathi - माथि
perprati - प्रति
plusjod - जोड
roundgolo - गोलो
sincedekhi - देखि
thantyo bhanda - त्यो भन्दा
throughvaarpaar - वारपार
tillajhsmma - अझसम्म
totir - तिर
towardtarph - तर्फ
undertal - तल
unlikejasto hoina ki - जस्तो होइन कि
untiltab samm - तब सम्म
upmaathi - माथि
viamaarfat - मार्फत्
withsang - सँग
withinbhitra - भित्र
withoutbina - बिना
two wordstarph - तर्फ
according toanusaar - अनुसार
because ofkinki - किनकी
close tonajik - नजिक
due tokaarnle - कारणले
except fortyasko lagi baahek - त्यसको लागि बाहेक
far fromtada - टाढा
inside ofbhitra - भित्र
instead oftyasko badala - त्यसको बदला
near tonjikai - नजिकै
next toarko - अर्को
outside oftysbhnda bahi। - त्यसभन्दा बाहि।
prior tobhanda pahile - भन्दा पहिले
three wordsteenvta shbdhru - तीनवटा शब्दहरू
as far asjati nai tada - जति नै टाढा
as well askaa saathai - का साथै
in addition totyas baahek - त्यस बाहेक
in front oftyasko agaadi - त्यसको अगाडि
in spite oftyo huanda huandai pani - त्यो हुँदा हुँदै पनि
on behalf oftrfbaat - तर्फबाट
on top ofmaathi - माथि
demonstrative pronouns
thisyo - यो
thattyo - त्यो
theseyi - यी
thosetineeharu - तिनीहरू

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


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