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Ekvachan and Bhauvachan (Singular and Plural)

In Hindi language, the Vachan (वचन) (Numbers) plays a significant role in changing the noun from singular to plural. There are two types of Vachan (Numbers) one is Ekvachan (एकवचन) and another is Bhauvachan (बहुवचन). 

1. Ekvachan (एकवचन) (Singular): The word that helps in determining a single subject or a single object is called ekvachna. For example, ladki (लड़की) (girl), kitaab (किताब)(book), ghoda (घोडा) (horse), etc. 

2. Bhuvachan (बहुवचन) (Plural): The word that helps in identifying more than one object or subject is known as bahuvachan. For example, ladkiya (लडकिया) (girls), Kitaaben (किताबें) (books), ghode (घोड़े) (horses), etc. 

Example of Ekvachan (Singular) and Bhauvachan (Plural) words:

 Singular (एकवचन)(Ekvachan) 
 Plural (बहुवचन) (Bhauvachan) 
 Bahen (बहन) (Sister)   Bahenein (बहनें) (Sisters)
 Chidya (चिडिया) (Sparrow)  Chidiyan (चिड़ियाँ) (Sparrows)
 Aakh (आँख) (Eye)  Ankein (आँखें) (Eyes)
 Patta (पत्ता) (Leaf)  Patte (पत्ते) (Leaves)
 Ladka (लड़का) (Boy)  Ladke (लड़के) (Boys)
 Chudi (चूड़ी) (Bangle)  Chudiyaan (चूड़ियाँ) (Bangles)
 Lipi (लिपि) (Script)  Lipiyaan (लिपियाँ) (Scripts)