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To start your journey in learning Nepali, you can view a step-by-step lesson plan below. If you are a complete beginner, it is important to follow the order for the first ~15 lessons as each lesson builds on the difficulty of the last one. If you already have a solid grasp of the fundamentals, feel free to browse any lessons available below or navigate to specific pages on the menu bar to access further content.

1.1: The Fundamentals

Foundations. Here, we will be focusing mainly on the script in order to build a solid leg on which we stand. The aim is to have a solid understanding of the script used for Nepali. 

  1. Introduction To Nepali
  2. The Devanagari Script
  3. The Consonant
  4. Diacritics
  5. Special Characters And Variations
  6. Punctuation Marks
  7. Handwritten Script

1.2: The Basics

We are now building on the very basics of the language. The aim is to completely cover the script part of Nepali, and move on to other fundamental parts of a sentence, and how to modify them.

  1. Handwritten Numbers And The Number System
  2. Writing The Devanagari Script
  3. Reading The Devanagari Script
  4. Schwa Syncope
  5. Pronouns
  6. Vocabulary: Adjectives
  7. Grammatical Number

2.1: The Building Blocks

We now focus on the building blocks of a sentence, learning how to construct sentences, conjugate verbs and use case markers. In part one, we will look at verbs and briefly touch upon case markers. Also, it is good to start learning words from the Vocabulary section.

  1. Sentence Structure
  2. Vocabulary: Verbs (I)
  3. Verb Conjugation: Introduction
  4. Verb Conjugation: Hunu
  5. Verb Conjugation: Present Tense
  6. Vocabulary: Verbs (II)
  7. Case And Case Markers: Introduction
  8. The Oblique Form Of Pronouns

2.2: Verb Conjugations and Case Markers

In part two, we shall finish up on basic verb conjugations, and look at case markers in detail.

  1. Verb Conjugation: Future Tense
  2. Verb Conjugation: Past Tense
  3. Vocabulary: Verbs (III)
  4. Case Marker: Le
  5. Case Marker: Lāī
  6. Case Marker: Mā
  7. Case Marker: Ko

2.3: Verb Conjugations

We now explore verb conjugations in detail.

  1. Verb Conjugation: Irrealis Mood
  2. Negative Verb Conjugation: Introduction
  3. Negative Verb Conjugation: Present Tense
  4. Negative Verb Conjugation: Future Tense
  5. Negative Verb Conjugation: Past Tense

2.4: Case Markers and Postpositions

We now explore the rest of the case markers, and look at postpositions.

  1. Case Marker: Bāṭa, Dekhi
  2. Postpositions: Introduction
  3. Postpositions: Causal
  4. Postpositions: Local
  5. Postpositions: Modal
  6. Postpositions: Temporal 

3.1: Parts of Speech

What makes a sentence? Let’s explore that now!

  1. Reflexive Pronoun: Āphū
  2. Vocabulary: Adjectives
  3. Vocabulary: Adverbs
  4. Adverb: Pani
  5. Determiners And Relative-Interrogative Pronouns

3.2: Quantities

What makes up for a great amount? Let’s find out more.

  1. Quantity: Introduction
  2. Quantity: Dherai, Thorai
  3. Quantity: Describing Less + Only
  4. Quantity: Describing More + All

3.3: Conjunctions

Let’s explore how conjunctions work in Nepali. 

  1. Conjunctions: Introduction
  2. Conjunctions: Coordinating

3.4: Verbs, Verbs, Verbs

We now seek to refine our understanding of verbs by exploring them further.

  1. Applying Conjugated Verbs in Sentences: The Basics
  2. Infinitive Form of Verb in Nepali
  3. Transitivity
  4. Irregularity in Verbs
  5. Causative Verbs
  6. Using Auxiliary Verbs to create New Verbs
  7. Derivations of Verbs (Pseudo-Verbs)
  8. Compound Verbs
  9. Conditionals in Nepali
  10. Showing Potential in Nepali
  11. Obligations and Permissions in Nepali
  12. Active, Passive and Impersonal Voice
  13. Applying Conjugated Verbs in Sentences: Intermediate

3.5: All about Sentences

We now explore how to construct sentences from the ground up.

  1. Advanced Sentence Structure
  2. Question Structure
  3. Adjective Order
  4. Phrases and Clauses: Introduction
  5. Phrases (Grammatical Aspect)
  6. Clauses

4.1: Who are we?

Let’s learn the way Nepali works in a social setting and explore honorifics, expressions and what makes us human.

  1. Comparison (Comparing things)
  2. Gendered Speech: Introduction
  3. Gendered Speech: Nouns
  4. Gendered Speech: Adjectives
  5. Honorific Speech: Introduction
  6. Honorific Speech: Low Respect
  7. Expressing Feelings and Emotions
  8. Interjectory Words (nipaat)

4.2: All about numbers

Let’s look around and count our steps into the world.

  1. Telling the time
  2. Counting In Nepali
  3. Cardinal, Ordinal and Nominal Numbers

Page last updated: 07 May. 2023