SYMBOLS USED IN CORRECTING HINDI ASSIGNMENTS (Sep 2020)

 

 

#

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

A+/A-

Aspirated/Non-aspirated consonant

Aggr

Aggregative, e.g., दोनों

Agr

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

Ap

Reflexive form अपना should be used

Asp

Error in verbal aspect (e.g., progressive for habitual)

ASU

ďAll screwed upĒ (i.e., several errors of diverse kinds)

AT

Adverb of Time, oblique

Aux

Missing/Incorrect Auxiliary Verb

AWQ

Awkward phrasing

C

Causal verb required

CC

Failure to write consonant cluster where required

CF/CTF

Contrary to Fact verb form required

Correl

Correlative pronoun required

CV

Compound verb required

D

Incorrectly formed Devanāgarī character or characters

Def

Default

DC

Direct (not oblique) case should be used

Dir

Sentence should use direct (not indirect) syntax

DO

Direct Object

D-VOM

Destination of Verb of Motion

E

Incorrect or poor English

Fut

Future

G

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

H

Honorific usage required

h

होता है vs. simple है error

Hab

Habitual Aspect

Hi

In Hindi

HW (or W)

Poor handwriting

I

Intransitive verb required

Indir

Sentence should use indirect (not direct) syntax

Inf

Infinitive

IO

Indirect Object

IP

Inconsistent pronoun usage

IYOW

Describe in your own words (instead of quoting source text)

K

Needs को

KoKo

Keep-on-Keepiní-on Construction, -ते रहना / जाना

Lit

Too literal!

  LL
  Looks like

LoCoN

Law of Conservation of Nasalisation

M

Incorrectly written vowel mātrā

Mg

Incorrect meaning conveyed

N, ने

Failure to use ने construction where required

NC

Not a Complex sentence

Neg

Negation missing (न/नहीं/मत)

NI

Narrative Imperfective

NN

Word or phrase is not necessary

NSW

No such word exists

NoAp

Reflexive form अपना should not have been used

NoCC

Conjunct consonant cluster used where inappropriate

NoCV

Compound verb used where non-compound is required

NoK

को usage inappropriate

NoN, No ने

ने construction used where inappropriate

NP, NonProx

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

NSF

No such grammatical form exists

OC

Oblique (not direct) case form should be used

OIP

Oblique Infinitive of Purpose

Ord

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

P

Incorrect punctuation or punctuation lacking

Pass

Passive form required

Pc

Error with regard to grammatical person (i.e., 1st person for 3rd )

Plcmnt

Incorrect placement of word

PL/PM

Pronoun lacking/missing

PP

Wrong postposition

Ppl

Participle

PPL

Postposition lacking

Pf, Perf

Perfective form required

Poss

Possessive pronoun required

Pr

Presumptive form required

Prog

Progressive Aspect

Pron

Pronoun required

Prop[N]

Proper Noun

Prox

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

  Q

  Question word / interrogative marker required

Reg

Vocabulary item used from wrong register of language

Rel

Relative pronoun required

RO

Run-on sentence

S

Spelling error

SF

Sentence fragment

Sl

Unacceptable slant in handwriting

Sp

Spelling error

Sq

Hindi handwriting is unacceptably squashed (i.e., compressed) vertically

Su

Subjunctive form required

Sw

Switch order, swap

T

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

Tr

Transitive verb required

V

Voice error (e.g., active for passive)

V+/V-

Voiced/Unvoiced consonant

VL/VM

Verb lacking/missing

Voc

Vocative Case

W (or HW)

Poor handwriting

WF

Wrong form (i.e., incorrect ending)

WM

Word missing

WO

Word order error

WP

Wrong pronoun

WV

Wrong Verb

WW

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

+

Good Hindi

++

Excellent Hindi

!

Bad error. You should have known this

!!

Very bad error. Shame on you!!

?

Canít figure out what youíre trying to say

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