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In Hindi we say sentences like  “मै करता था”,”तुम बोलते थे” to indicate repetitive events.Similar sentences are said in Marathi as follows :-


मै करता था  ( mai karatA thA  )

मी करायचो  ( mI karAyacho )

 

वह लडकी बोलती थी ( vah laDakI bolatI thI  )

ती मुलगी बोलायची (tI mulagI bolAyachI ) 


वह लडका रोज नाचता था ( vah laDakA roj nAchatA thA  ) 

तो मुलगा रोज नाचायचा ( to mulagA roj nAchAyachA  )

 

वे लडके आम खाते थे  ( ve laDake Am khAte the  
ते मुलगे आंबे खायचे  ( te mulage AMbe khAyache  ) 


वो वहा होता था ( vo vahA hotA thA  ) 

तो तिकडे असायचा (to tikaDe asAyachA)


वो शांत रहती थी ( vo shAMt rahatI thI  ) 

ती शांत असायची (tI shAMt asAyachI )


Grammar insight.

As you can see, in Marathi the verb is suffixed with form of आयचा ( AyachA ) depending on Gender and multiplicity of Karta. 

For details of form , refer 

http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.in/2012/05/sentence-using-used-to-phrase.html

 

 

Similarly in present tense we say,

“मै बोलते रहता हूं”, “वह कहते रहता है”

 

In Marathi they are said as follows :-

 

वह नाचते रहता  है ( vah nAchate rahatA  hai  ) 

तो नाचत असतो  (to nAchat asato )

 

वह बोलती रहती है ( wah bolatI rahatI hai  ) 

 

ती बोलत असते ( tI bolat asate )

 

 

 

वे लडकिया हसती रहती है ( ve laDakiyA hasatI rahatI hai)

त्या मुली हसत असतात  ( tyA mulI hasat asatAt )

 

 

 

मै वहा होता/रहता हूं ( mai vahA hotA/rahatA hUM )

मी तिकडे असतो (mI tikaDe asato )

 

 

 

वह शांत रहती है ( vah shAMt rahatI hai  )

ती शांत असते  (tI shAMt asate   ) 

 

 

 

Grammar insight.

 

In Marathi sentence structure  is

कर्ता  क्रियापद +(t)          form of of असणे(“asaNe”)

 


The form of असणे(“asaNe”) depends as per Gender and multiplicity of Karta. To know the details of form refer second half of 

http://kaushiklele-learnmarathi.blogspot.in/2012/05/sentence-using-used-to-phrase.html




 

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Exercise: Try creating sentences with different verbs using above rules. Crosscheck them by creating same by “verb forms” feature on http://learnmarathiwithkaushik.com/