Simple Present Tense of "To Be" in Marathi

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In English the verb To Be has special significance. Its different forms are used along with other verb to indicate tense. Same is the case in Marathi.

To Be in English is असणे(asaNe) in Marathi.
In English am, are, is are different forms of To be for different pronouns. 
Similarly in Marathi there are different forms of असणे(asaNe)

Below chart shows has details.

Pronoun in English
Form of “To Be”
Pronoun in Marathi
Form ofअसणे(“asaNe”) in Marathi
Transliteration
I (male)
am
मी
आहे
Ahe
I (female)
am
we
are
आम्ही
आहोत
Ahot
we ( listener including)
are
आपण
You (singular male)
are
तू
आहेस
Ahes
You (singular female)
are
You (plural)
are
तुम्ही
आहात
AhAt
He / That (m.) / This (m.)   
is
तो / तो / हा
आहे
Ahe
She / That (f.)/ This (f.) 
is
ती / ती / ही
It / That(n.) / This (n.)
is
ते / ते / हे
They (Plural of He)  /Those (m.) /These (m.)
are
ते / ते / हे
आहेत
Ahet
They (Plural of She) / Those (f.) / These (f.) 
are
त्या / त्या / ह्या
They (Plural of it) / Those (n.) / These (n.)
are
ती / ती / ही


So sentence can be formed as :- 

I am :- मी आहे ( mI Ahe )
You are :- तुम्ही आहात  ( tumhI AhAt )
They are :- ते आहेत ( te Ahet )
We are :- आम्ही/आपण आहोत  ( AmhI/ApaN Ahot  )

Listen examples in this lesson at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOVQZRphPi0


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