A conjunction is a word which joins two or more than two words, phrases, clauses or sentences.

Ex- 

  • Geeta and Babita went to market.
  • Rakesh gave me a book and a pen.
  • I went to see her but she was not there.
  • Give me tea or coffee.

CONJUNCTIONS

 

CONJUNCTIONS

Hindi Meaning

Examples

1.      And

aur

Rahul and Prakash have come

2.      As well as

Aur  bhi, tatha

He scold me as well as abused me

3.      otherwise

Nahi to

Labour hard, otherwise you will fail

4.      Or else

Nahi to

Hurry up, or else you will miss the train

5.      therefore

Atah, ishliye, falatah

Mr. KK is ill therefore he has not come

6.      So

Atah, ishliye, falatah

I reached the airport late, so I miss the plane

7.      Hence

Atah, ishliye, falatah

He has no money hence he cannot help you

8.      consequently

Atah, ishliye, falatah

She is weak in Engish consequently she has got plucked

9.      Either……..or

Ya to……..ya

Either you or your brother stole my watch

10. Neither……..nor

Na to…….na

He is neither my friend nor my enemy

11. Both……..and

Aur…….bhi

I both have love and honour him

12. So…………..that

Itna…………..ki

He is so weak so that he could not walk

13. Too…………….to

Itna……………ki

She is too tired to work

14. So……………….as

Itna…….jitna ki

He is not so rich as he appears to be

15. Whether………or

Chahe……….ya

I did not care whether you go or stay

16. As……………so

Jaisa…………..waisa ki

As is the child, so is the man

17. As soon as

Jyonhi…………..tyonhi

As soon as the thief saw the police, he ran away

18. But

Par, parantu,lekin,kintu

I wanted to go there but not now

19. Or

Yaa,athawa,nahi to

Go at once, or you will miss the train

20. No sooner…….than

Jyonhi……….tyonhi

No sooner  does he arrive than he begins to work

21. Hardly…….when

Muskil se……….ki

He had hardly reached the station when it begin to rain

22. Scarcely………when

Muskil se……….ki

I scarcely reached the school when the bell rang

23. Not only……but also

Kewal.…hi nahi……balki

Aviraj not only gave me advice but also helped me with money

24. where

Jahan

Stay where you are

25. Wherever

Jahan kahin bhi

Wherever you go, you will get respected

26. Whence

Jahan se/ kahan se

He went whence he had come

27. When

Jab

When the cat is away, the mice play

28. Whenever

Chahe kabhi, jab chahe, kisi bhi awasar par

Come whenever you please

29. Till or until

Jabtak………..tabtak

He won’t leave this place till/until you promise to help him

30. While

Jabtak……….tabtak

Strike the iron while it is hot

31. Because

Kyonki

He did not go to school because he was ill

32. As

Kyonki

As you were not there, I came back

33. Since

Chunki

Since you say so, I believe it

34. That

Taki, ki

We eat that we may live

35. Lest

Taki……n, aisa n ho…ki

Walk carefully lest you should fail

36. Such………..that

Itna………….ki

He is such a good man that all respect him

37. If

Yadi

If you go, I shall stay at home

38. Unless

Jabtak…..tabtak,yadi..nahi

You will not pass unless you work hard

39. Provided

Basarte……………ki

I will trust you provided you tell the truth

40. As………….if

Mano……………ki

He ran as if the devils were after him

41. Though

Fir bhi / thaapi

Though he is poor, he is honest

42. Although

Fir bhi / thaapi

He is an honest man although he is not rich

43. However

Chahe kitni  hi, halanki

However, he is bad but does good work

44. As……….as

Uthna……………jitna

He as strong as I

45. No less than

Apechhakrit kam nahi

I like you no less than her

46. Whereas

Virodhi bhawna me, jabki

He is very gentle whereas his brother is very rude

47. Nevertheless

To bhi

He was not invited, nevertheless he went to attend the party

48. As though

Visay me, bare me, mano

He talks as though he is highly educated

49. How

Kaise, kis prakar

How did you talk to him?

50. However

Kuch bhi ho, kitna bhi

However, he decided to go

51. Yet (adj.)

Abtak, jabtak, abhi tak

They have not gone yet

52. As yet

Iss samay tak

As yet he is silent on this point

53. Not yet

Abhi nahi

May I go home now? No, not yet.

54. Yet (conj.)

Fir bhi

She is haughty and foolish, and yet people like her

55. As (conj.)

Tab , uss samay

I saw him as he was getting down the train

56. As to

Visay me

As to your brother, I will deal with him later on.

57. So as  to

Iss wajah se

He stood up so as to see better

58. As for as

Jahan tak

He is a good man as for as I know

59. As (adv.)

Usi prakar se, utna

He is as tall as you.

Kinds of conjunction

Mainly, there are two types of conjunctions:-

  • Coordinating conjunctions: A coordinating conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, or sentences. When a coordinating conjunction joins together two sentences, the resulting sentence is called a compound sentence.
    (And, but, or, nor, for, so, as well as, either….or, neither…..nor, not only……but also, both…….and, therefore……then, no less than, otherwise, or else, still, nevertheless, yet etc.)

EX:-

  • Rahul and Vijay were playing volleyball.
  • You and I are students.
  • Prity and I went to Jaynagar.
  • I love you and your brothers.
  • My father is poor but honest.
  • He speaks loudly and fluently.
  • The frog lives in water and on land.
  • Sumit is good but her father is bad.
  • Subordinate conjunctions: The subordinate conjunction is a type of conjunction that connects or joins an independent clause with a subordinate clause.

Subordinate conjunction is a word or phrases that connect a dependent clause to an independent clause.

(How, once, before, if, since, till/until, when, where, whether, although, because, provided that, as soon as, even if, supposing, unless, whenever, in order that, only etc.)

Ex- 

  • Prity was fined as she came late.
  • If he comes, I shall go.
  • Prity is honest, though she is rich.
  • Although it was rainy, I went out.
  • You will fail unless you work hard.
  • I do not know where she lives.

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