Imperative

Gujarati Lesson 16 (Imperative and Places)

Duration: 30 mins

This 16th lesson teaches the Gujarati imperative form. In addition you will find a vocabulary list about places and household objects. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Gujarati Classes.

Imperative

Knowing the imperative form in Gujarati is a powerful skill. It can make it easy to ask someone to do something, and clarify what you want done.

Below is a list of 20 imperative forms and expressions that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Gujarati, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

The Imperative in Gujarati

Imperative Gujarati
Go!જાઓ!
jā'ō!
Stop!થોભો!
Thōbhō!
Don't Go!ન જાઓ!
Na jā'ō!
Stay!ઉભા રહો!
Ubhā rahō!
Leave!જતા રહો!
Jatā rahō!
Come here!અહીયા આવો!
Ahīyā āvō!
Go there!ત્યાં જાઓ!
Tyāṁ jā'ō!
Enter (the room)!(ઓરડામાં) દાખલ થાઓ!
(Ōraḍāmāṁ) dākhala thā'ō!
Speak!બોલો!
Bōlō!
Be quiet!ચુપ રહો!
Cupa rahō!
Turn rightજમણે વળો
Jamaṇē vaḷō
Turn leftડાબે વળો
ḍābē vaḷō
Go straightસીધા જાઓ
sīdhā jā'ō
Wait!થોભો!
thōbhō!
Let's go!ચાલો!
Cālō!
Be careful!સાવધ રહેજો!
Sāvadha rahējō!
Sit down!બેસી જાઓ!
Bēsī jā'ō!
Let me show you!હું તમને બતાવું !
Huṁ tamanē batāvuṁ!
Listen!સાંભળો!
Sāmbhaḷō!
Write it down!તે લખી નાખો!
Tē lakhī nākhō!

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Vocabulary List about Places

Below is a list of 20 words about different places. Useful when talking about going somewhere.

Places in Gujarati

Places Gujarati
Bankબેન્ક
Bēnka
Beachદરિયા કિનારો
dariyā kinārō
Desertરણ
raṇa
Earthપૃથ્વી
pr̥thvī
Forestજંગલ
jaṅgala
Gardenબગીચો
bagīcō
Hospitalહોસ્પિટલ
hōspiṭala
Islandટાપુ
ṭāpu
Lakeસરોવર
sarōvara
Moonચંદ્ર
candra
Mountainપર્વત
parvata
Riverનદી
nadī
Seaદરિયો
dariyō
Skyઆકાશ
ākāśa
Starsતારા
tārā
Sunસૂર્ય
sūrya
I can see the starsહું તારા જોઈ શકું છું
huṁ tārā jō'ī śakuṁ chuṁ
I want to go to the beachહું સમુદ્ર કિનારે જવા માંગું છું
huṁ samudra kinārē javā māṅguṁ chuṁ
The moon is full tonightચંદ્ર આજે રાત્રે પૂરો ખીલ્યો છે
candra ājē rātrē pūrō khīlyō chē
This is a beautiful gardenઆ સુંદર બગીચો છે
ā sundara bagīcō chē

Vocabulary List about Household Terms

Below is a list of 26 words about different household terms, including rooms, kitchen appliances ... etc.

Places in Gujarati

Household Gujarati
Bedપથારી
pathārī
Bedroomશયનખંડ
śayanakhaṇḍa
Carpetચટ્ટાઈ,ગાલીચો
caṭṭā'ī,gālīcō
Ceilingછત
chata
Chairખુરશી
khuraśī
Computerકમ્પ્યૂટર
kampyūṭara
Deskડેસ્ક
ḍēska
Doorબારણું, દરવાજો
bāraṇuṁ, daravājō
Furnitureફર્નિચર
pharnicara
Houseઘર
ghara
Kitchenરસોડું
rasōḍuṁ
Refrigeratorફ્રિજ
phrija
Roofછાપરું
chāparuṁ
Roomરૂમ
rūma
Stoveસગડી
sagaḍī
Tableમેજ, table
mēja, table
Televisionટેલિવિઝન
ṭēlivijhana
Toiletટોઈલેટ
ṭō'īlēṭa
Wallદીવાલ,ભીંત
dīvāla,bhīnta
Windowબારી
bārī

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Daily Conversation in Gujarati

Finally, here are some common expressions used to offer good wishes to someone. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Gujarati Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Gujarati

English Gujarati
Can you close the door?શું તમે બારણું બંધ કરી શકો?
śuṁ tamē bāraṇuṁ bandha karī śakō?
Can you open the window?શું તમે બારી ખોલી શકો?
Śuṁ tamē bārī khōlī śakō?
I need to use the computerમારે કમ્પ્યૂટરનો ઉપયોગ કરવાની જરૂર છે
Mārē kampyūṭaranō upayōga karavānī jarūra chē
I need to use the toiletમારે ટોઈલેટ જવું છે
mārē ṭō'īlēṭa javuṁ chē
I'm watching televisionહું ટેલિવિઝન જોઉં છું
huṁ ṭēlivijhana jō'uṁ chuṁ
This room is very bigઆ ઓરડો ઘણો વિશાળ છે
ā ōraḍō ghaṇō viśāḷa chē
Holiday Wishesતહેવારની શુભેચ્છા
tahēvāranī śubhēcchā 
Good luck!શુભેચ્છા !
śubhēcchā!
Happy birthday!જન્મદિવસની શુભેચ્છા
Janmadivasanī śubhēcchā 
Happy new year!સાલ મુબારક , નૂતનવર્ષા અભિનંદન
sāla mubāraka, nūtanavarṣā abhinandana 
Merry Christmas!નાતાલની શુભેચ્છા
nātālanī śubhēcchā 
Congratulations!અભિનંદન
abhinandana
Enjoy! (before eating)આનંદ માણો
ānanda māṇō 
Bless you (when sneezing)ઈશ્વરના આશીર્વાદ
īśvaranā āśīrvāda
Best wishes!શુભેચ્છાઓ
śubhēcchā'ō

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.❞ ‒Rita Mae Brown

Congratulations! You finished your 16th lesson in Gujarati about the imperative form, places and household items. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Gujarati Lesson 17. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Gujarati homepage.