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Optative Sentences in English Grammar - Examples of optative sentences

Here, I am sharing Optative Sentence in Hindi in this blog. I am explaining the optative sentences with examples and exercise. This blog of optative sentence is very important for English grammar and English communication like uses of would modal verb.

If you want to learn the optative sentences in Hindi, you will have to practice the all rules and examples attentively. This topic is related to uses of helping verb.


Optative Sentence (इच्छार्थक वाक्य)


The optative is a category of grammatical mood that expresses a wish, hope, or desire, as in this meditative blessing:


May you be safe and protected from danger.
May you be happy and peaceful.
May you be healthy and strong.
May you have ease and well-being.


जिस वाक्य से इच्छा (wish), आशीर्वाद (bless) या श्राप (Curse) का बोध हो तो उसे हम इच्छार्थक वाक्य(Optative Sentence) कहते है |

ऐसे वाक्यों का उपयोग हम हमेशा सामने वाले को इच्छा व्यक्त को बताने के लिए करते हैं इसीलिए इन्हें हम इच्छार्थक वाक्य भी कहते हैं |



May God bless you! (Bless)

May God give you a son! (Bless)

May God break your mouth! (Curse)

May God ruin your business! (Curse)

May God give me 5 crores rupees! (Wish)

Best of Luck! (Wish)

Use of Would that


जब हम कभी भी ऐसा सोचते हैं की काश ऐसा होता! तो काश यानी उम्मीद को दर्शाने के लिए हम Would that का प्रयोग करते हैं |



Would that I were the prime minister of India. (wish)

Would that I were the chairman of Habilelabs company! (wish)

Would that I were Director of any company. (Wish)




The optative sentence is very important for English communication because it expresses the sense of wish, curse and bless in English Sentences. So this is very important topic as Type of Sentences.

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Rajesh Bhatia

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