SYMBOLS USED IN CORRECTING FIRST-YEAR HINDI ASSIGNMENTS (as of Jan 2021)

 

#

Number error (e.g., singular for plural)

Ord

Ordinal, i.e., 1st, 2nd, etc.

Aggr

Aggregative, e.g., दोनों

P

Incorrect punctuation or punctuation lacking

Agr

Incorrect agreement (e.g., noun-verb, adjective-noun)

Pass

Passive form required

Ap

Reflexive form अपना should be used

Plc(mnt)

Incorrect placement of word

AT

Adverb of Time, oblique

PL/PM

Pronoun lacking/missing

Aux

Missing/Incorrect Auxilliary Verb

PP

Postposition Lacking or Incorrect

CC

Failure to write consonant cluster where required

Ppl

Participle

DC

Direct (not oblique) case should be used

Pf, Perf

Perfective form required

Dir

Sentence should use direct (not indirect) syntax

Poss

Possessive pronoun required

DO

Direct Object

Pr

Presumptive form required

D-VOM

Destination of Verb of Motion

Prog

Progressive Aspect

Fut

Future

Pron

Pronoun required

G

Gender error (e.g., masculine for feminine)

Prop[N]

Proper Noun

H

Honorific usage required

Prox

Proximate pronoun required (यह/ये, इस/इन)

Hab

Habitual Aspect

Q

Question word / interrogative marker required

Hi

In Hindi

S

Spelling error

HW (or W)

Poor handwriting

Sl

Unacceptable slant in handwriting

I

Intransitive verb required

Sp

Spelling error

Indir

Sentence should use indirect (not direct) syntax

Su

Subjunctive form required

Inf

Infinitive

Sw

Switch order, swap

IO

Indirect Object

T

Error in tense (i.e., present for past)

K

Needs को

Tr

Transitive verb required

LoCoN

Law of Conservation of Nasalization

VL/VM

Verb lacking/missing

LL

Looks like

Voc

Vocative Case

Mg

Incorrect meaning conveyed

W (or HW)

Poor handwriting

N, ने

Failure to use ने construction where required

WF

Wrong form (i.e., incorrect ending)

NC

Not a Complex sentence

WM

Word missing

Neg

Negation missing (/नहीं/मत)

WO

Word order error

NI

Narrative Imperfective

WP / WPr

Wrong pronoun

NoAp

Reflexive form अपना should not have been used

WV

Wrong Verb

NoCC / NCC

Conjunct consonant cluster used where inappropriate

WW

Wrong word (i.e., incorrect lexical selection)

NoK

को usage inappropriate

+

Good Hindi

NoN, No ने

ने construction used where inappropriate

++

Excellent Hindi

NPr, NonProx

Non-proximate pronoun required (वह/वे, उस/उन)

!

Bad error. You should have known this

NSF

No such grammatical form exists

!!

Very bad error. Shame on you!!

NSW

No such word exists

?

Canít figure out what youíre trying to say

OC

Oblique (not direct) case form should be used

 ̮̑

Close up horizontally

OIP

Oblique Infinitive of Purpose

 

 

 

(This list is a subset of the Second-year Hindi list. Not all errors are applicable at present, but will come into relevance as we progress).