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Possessive Pronouns

Did you notice the possessive pronoun मेरा merā in मेरा नाम रीमा है merā nām rīmā hai My name is Reema? Also notice the ending का kā attached to the pronoun आप āp (you), which produces आपका āpkā (your). का kā is called a postposition, because it’s a particle that comes after a noun or pronoun, just as a preposition in English comes before. Hindi has many important postpositions that you’ll learn gradually. For now, it will help to remember these two possessives:

mine, my
yours, your