In Hindi grammar, Kriya (क्रिया) (Verb) means karya, which describe an action or a state of being. Usually, a verb connects the subject to the object in the sentence. A verb can be used in different forms including present tense, past tense and future tense. (For eg: Khana (खाना), Sona (सोना), Jana (जाना), Rokna (रोकना), Jeetna (जीतना), etc.) 


Kriya  (क्रिया) (Verbs) are divided into two parts:

1. Sakarmak Kriya (सकर्मक क्रिया) (Transitive Verb): It is an action verb that has either person or an object in the sentence to receive that action. In other words, it causes direct effect on an object or person. (For eg: Reeta Nai Kahana Banaya (रीता ने खाना बनाया।) - Here Banaya is Kriya).
Sakarmak Kriya (सकर्मक क्रिया) is further categorized into two parts: 
           i. Preranarthak Kriya (प्रेरणार्थक क्रिया) (Causative Verb)
          ii.Dwikarmak Kriya (द्विकार्मक क्रिया) (Verbs with two objects)

2. Akarmak Kriya (अकर्मक क्रिया) (Intransitive Verb): This verb has no effects on an object or person. It does not have object to receive an action. (For eg: Rakesh Pratidin Cricket Khelta Hai (राकेश प्रतिदिन क्रिकेट खेलता है।) - Here Khelta is Kriya.