Lag Verb: to feel

Background Review

lag is a very versatile verb.

Most important use is for feeling something

Mentally

Physically

Emotionally

Mental feeling

lag raha hai = feels like; feeling like

lag raha hai, Sita kal aaegi = feels like, Sita will come tomorrow

You Try...

Feels like, Rohit is a good singer =

Feels like, Anita will speak =

Mental feeling (part 2)

add Amit ko

Amit ko lag raha hai = feels like to Amit

Amit ko lag raha hai, Sita kal aaegi

= Feels like to Amit, Sita will come tomorrow

You Try...

Feels like to Priya =

Feels like to Priya, Rohit is a good singer =

Feels like to you =

What do you think / feel like? = 

must

lag rahi hai = is being felt (by me)

Amit ko lag rahi hai = is being felt by Amit

Amit ko bhukh lag rahi hai = hunger is being felt by Amit

 

rahi because hunger is feminine

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Thirst (pyaas) is being felt by Amit = 

Heat (garmi) is being felt by Amit = 

Cold (thand) is being felt by Amit =

Emotional feeling

Amit ko lag raha hai = Amit is feeling

 

1) add accha:

Amit ko accha lag raha hai = Amit is feeling good (emotionally)

 

 

2) add bura:

Amit ko bura lag raha hai = Amit is feeling bad (Amit is emotionally hurt)

You Try...

Radha is hurt emotionally =

I am feeling good = 

How are you feeling? =

Another use of lag-ta hai = like

We use lag-ta hai when liking a person or a thing…

 

 

Put a person/thing before accha and conjugate the lag:

Sita ko Rohit accha lagta hai = Sita likes Rohit

 

 

Amit ko biryani acchi lagti hai = Amit likes biryani

 

 

Note: we use lag-ta / lag-ti hai, not lag raha / lag rahi 

You Try...

Amit likes Suraj =

I like Sita =

Sita likes chaval = 

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