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19:58 May 16, 2001
English to Hindi translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Dear Sir (Mr....),
How should one address a Muslim person in letters?
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naJanaab
Roomy Naqvy
namahaashayaJ_R_Tuladhar


  

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1 day 16 hrs
mahaashaya


Explanation:
mahaashaya=dear sir ( in a letter)

janaab=sir

janaab X= Mr. X

Shri X= Mr.X

The first term is most commonly used
in letters.

Hope these help.

Jina Tuladhar

J_R_Tuladhar
Local time: 21:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in NepaliNepali

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Roomy Naqvy
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3 days 22 hrs
Janaab


Explanation:
If you are going to address a Muslim, you must use 'janaab'. If you are going to address a Hindu, you could use 'mahashaaya'.

[My cultural experience as a Muslim]

Roomy Naqvy
India
Local time: 21:30
Native speaker of: Native in HindiHindi
PRO pts in pair: 12
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