Traveling To India? Learn How To Translate English to Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu or Kannada

Are you planning to Travel to the land of Gods, India? If yes is your answer then you need to learn the local language. And no, there is not one language to learn! Just like the many Gods we worship in India, there are many languages too. I know that it is very difficult to learn all the languages but it is not that difficult to learn some words that are used on a day to day basis.

There are 22 total languages which have the official status in India, and depending upon the place or region you are going to visit you can use our handy chart below to educate yourself about these common words. And trust me when I say that your journey will become even more happy and fruitful when you know the language of the people amongst whom you are going to spend your holidays.

In India the most popular and common language is Hindi, whereas English is widely spoken in cities and urban areas. But the real India is not only in the cities or urban areas. So to enjoy as much as you can, you need to learn a few common words that will help you greatly in conversing with the people.

So let’s begin our journey to learn some of these words from the most popular languages of India.

English to Hindi / Bengali / Marathi

EnglishHindiBengaliMarathi
YesHaHaHoye/ Ho
NoNahiNaNako
Thank YouDhanyavaadDhanyabadDhanyavaad
Thank you very muchAapakaa bahut bahut dhanyavaadTomake onek dhanyabadTumcha Khup Dhanyavaad
You’re welcomeAapakaa svaagat haiSwagatamSuswagatam
PleaseKripyaaAnugrah koreKrupya
Excuse meShamma kareMaaf  korbenMaaf Kara
HelloNamasteNomoskarNamaskar
GoodbyeAlavidha (namaste)Accha – AashiAccha Yetho
So longPhir milengayAbar dekha hobeEvada ved
Good morningShubha prabhaatSuprovatSuprabhat
Good afternoonNamasteSubha aparannahNamaskar
Good eveningNamasteSubha sandhyaNamaskar
Good nightShubha raatriSubha ratriShubh Ratri
I do not understandMai nahii samajta huAmi bujhte parchi naMala samjat nahi
How do you say this in [English]?Aap ise angrezi mei kaise bolengay?Apni eta engraji te ki bolben?Heey engraji madhye Kase mhanaiche?
Do you speak …Kyaa aap…bolate hain?Apni ki bolte paren?Tumhi …boltat?
EnglishAngrejiiEngrajiEngraji
FrenchPhransisiPharasiPhransisi
GermanGermanGermaniGerman
SpanishSpanishSpanishSpanish
ChineseCheeniChineseCheeni
IMaiAamiMe
WeHumAmraAamhi
You (singular)TumTumiTu
You (formal)AapApniTumhi
You (plural)Aap sabTomra/ApnaraTumhi
TheyVo sabOnaraThyani / Tey
What is your name?Aapka naam kya hai?Aapnar naam ki?Tumche nav kai aahe?
Nice to meet you.Aapse milkar khushii huyiiAapnar sathe dekha kore bhalo lagloTumhala bhetun anand Jhala
How are you?Aap kaise hai?Apni kemon achen?Tumhi kashe ahat?
GoodAchchheyBhaloChaangle
BadBurayBaaje/KharapWayit
So soThik thakMotamutiThik Thak
WifePatniSthree/BouBaiko
HusbandPatiSwami/BorNavra
DaughterBetiKannya/MeyeMulgi
SonBetaPutra/CheleMulga
MotherMatajiMaaAei
FatherPitajiBabaVadil
FriendDost, mitraBondhuMitr

English to Tamil / Telugu /Kannada

EnglishTamilTeluguKannada
YesAamamSareHowdu
NoIllaiVaduIlla
Thank YouNandriDhaniyavadaaluDhanyavada
Thank you very muchRomba NandriChala dhaniyavadaaluBahala Dhanyavada
You’re welcomeNandriMeku SwagathamSuswagata
PleaseDayviseiyudhuDaya chesiDayavittu
Excuse meMannichu vidungalNannu kshaminchandiKshamisi
HelloVanakamNamasteNamaskara
GoodbyeNaan poi varugiraneVelli vastaanuHogi Baruve
So longPoitu VarenChaala kaalamuHogi Baruthini
Good morningKaalai vanakkamShubhodayamShubha dina
Good afternoonMaalai VanakkamNamaskaramuluNamaskara
Good eveningMaalai VanakkamNamaskaramuluNamaskara
Good nightEeniyaa eeravuShubha ratriShubha Ratri
I do not understandYenakku puriyavillaiNaaku artham kaaleduNanage artha vagalilla
How do you say this in [English]?Englishil idhay yeppidy solluvengal?Yedi englishlo yela chaptaruIdannu Englishinalli Hege Heluvudu?
Do you speak …Neengal …
pesuve-ngala?
Meru…matadutara?Nimage ….mathaladalu barute?
EnglishAngilamAnglamuEnglish
FrenchFrenchFrenchFrench
GermanGermanGermanGerman
SpanishSpanishSpanishSpanish
ChineseChineseChineseChinese
INaanNenuNaanu
WeNaangalMemuNaavu
You (singular)NeeNuvvuNeenu
You (formal)NeeNuwuNeenu
You (plural)NeengalMeeruNeevu
TheyAvargalVaalluAvaru
What is your name?Ungal peyar ennaMee peru emitti?Nimma Hesaru Yenu?
Nice to meet you.Ungalai sandhithadhil magilchiMeemalni kalisi chala santosham aiyindiNimmanu Bhetiyagiddu Santosha
How are you?Sowkyama?YelavunaruNeevu Hege Iddira?
GoodNalladhuManchiVolleyadu
BadKettadhuCheduKettadu
So soParavaillaiParvaleduParavagilla
WifeManaviBharyaHendati
HusbandPurushanBhartaGanda
DaughterPen kolandaiKuturuMagalu
SonAan kolandaiKodukuMaga
MotherThayeAmmaThayi
FatherThagappanNannaThande
FriendNanbanSnahituduGeleya
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