Mother Tongue: Hindi

Mon 29 July 2019

Namaste means hello in Hindi. Join Sirine as she chats to her friend Sidd whose family comes from India. He tells her all about the magical-sounding sitar and a colourful festival called Holi. 

Here are the Hindi words you'll learn in this episode:

Namaste - Hello
Sitar - A traditional Indian instrument, like a guitar
Holi - Indian festival of colour
Akkad Bakkad Bambe Bo A popular counting song in Hindi
Samosa A yummy Indian snack
Va - Wow (and you say it when you eat something yummy)
Alvida- Goodbye

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This is what the flag of India looks like:

This is what a Samosa looks like:


Learn the Hindi song you heard in this episode:

Sing along in Hindi:

Akar bakar bambay bo
Asi nabay pooray sao
Sao mein lagga dhaga
Chor nikal ke bhaga.

 Akar bakar bambay bo
Asi nabay pooray sao
Sao mein lagga dhaga
Chor nikal ke bhaga.

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