Hindi-Urdu: To put on vs. wear

amiramir

Senior Member
English-USA
Hi all,

How do we make the distinction between putting on an article of clothing vs wearing it?

I am wearing a shirt - 'Main kameez pahan raha hun.'

I am putting on the shirt - In my mind, the same sentence as above pops into my head!

Thank you.

amiramir
 
  • Alfaaz

    Senior Member
    English
    I am wearing a shirt. - میں نے قمیص پہنی زیبِ تن کی ہوئی ہے - maiN ne qamees (pehnii/zeb-e-tan kii) hu'ii hai.

    I am putting on the shirt. - میں قمیص پہن رہا ہوں - maiN qamees pehan rahaa hooN.
     
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