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Lesson – 2A, sabaku - 2a By Kamal Mirchandani San Francisco CA

Kamal Mirchandani San Francisco CA [03-Aug-2013]

Number – Ad~ad~u , Singular and Plural forms

Masculine Gender – naru jinsa

Rule 1. Words ending with u to be replaced with a


Putu ….a son Puta ….sons
D^a'nd~u….a tooth D^a'nd~a ….teeth
Hath~u ….a hand Hath~a ….hands
Vaat~u ….a mouth Vaat~a ….mouths
Naku ….a nose Naka …..noses


Rule 2. Masculine word ending with o to be replaced with aa


Chhokro ….a boy Chhokraa ….boys
Chaacho ….father’s brother Chaachaa ….father’s brothers
Kaako ….an uncle Kaakaa ….uncles
Ghor^o ….a horse Ghor^aa ….horses


Rule 3. Masculine word ending with u to be added with ra


Peeu ….a father Peeura ….fathers
Bhaau ….a brother Bhaaura ….brothers


Rule 4. Masculine word ending with oo to remain unchanged as oo


Man~hoo ….a man Man~hoo ….men
Min~oo …. An animal Min~oo …..animals
Saadh~oo ….a saint Saadh~oo …..saints


Feminine Gender – maad~ee jinsa

Rule 5. Words ending with a to be replaced with oo'n


Ta’nga ….a leg Ta’ngoo’n ….legs
Zaala …..a woman Zaaloo’n ….women
J^ibha ….a tongue J^ibhoo’n ….toungues
Maiza …..a table Maizoo’n ….tables


Rule 6. Word ending with aa to be replaced with oo'n


Amaa ….a mother Amaaoo’n ….mothers
Maalhaa …..garland Maalhaaoo’n ….garlands
Havaa ….wind Havaaoo’n ….winds


Rule 7. Word ending with i to be added with yoo'n


D~ili ….heart D~iliyoo’n ….hearts
Bhit~i…..a wall Bhit~iyoo’n….walls
Joi ….a wife Joiyoo’n….wives
Maasaat~i….mother’s sister’s daughter Maasaatiyoo’n….mother’s sister’s daughters


Rule 8. Word ending with ee to be replaced with iyoo’n


B^ilee ….a cat B^iliyoo’n….cats
Saaree….a sari Saariyoo’n….saris
Pet~ee….a box Pet~iyoo’n….boxes
Maamee….mother’s brother’s wife Maamiyoo’n….mother’s brother’s wives


Rule 9. Word ending with u to be added with ra


Maau …..a mother Maaura….mothers
Dheeu….a daughter Dheeura….daughters
This rule is common for both Genders.


Sindhu Academy USA (May 2013)

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