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Bangla/Bengali is the state language of Bangladesh and is used extensively in the country except in some isolated tribal habitations. Bangla is also one of 18 languages listed in the Indian Constitution. It is the administrative language of the Indian states of Tripura and west bengal as well as one of the administrative languages of Kachar district, Assam. Bangla speakers number about 230 million today, making Bangla the seventh language after Chinese, English, Hindi-Urdu, Spanish, arabic and Portuguese. Most official work in Bangladesh is done in Bangla, but English is used in diplomatic communications, trade contacts and in higher education and research. People speak  in dialect at home, but will generally use spoken Bangla outside and standard colloquial Bangla for academic and literary purposes

Few selected Bangla-English words:

Islamic Expression for Salutation,

1. Assalamu Alaikum: Peace be upon you.

One should say in response,

Waalaikum as-Salam: And on you be peace.

2. Kemon Achhen ?  : How are you?

3. Ha: Yes.

4. Naa : No

5. Dam Koto ?: What is the price?

6. Bhalo  : Good.

7. Kharap : Bad.

8. Bhara Koto ?: What is the fare?

9. Kom : Less.

10. Beshi : Much.

11.  Khub Beshi : Very much (or Very Expensive)

12. Taka : Money (Bangladeshi currency = Taka)

13. Thick Acche : OK.

14. Toilet/Baathroom : Toilet

15. Kub Bhalo : Very good

16. Aponar(tumar) nam ki? : What is your name?

17. Aamar Naam Anis :  My Name is Anis

18. Edike Eso: Come here

19. Sheraton Jaabe ? : Will you go to Sheraton?

20. Cholo Jai  : Let us go.

21. Kon Dika  ?:  Which  way?

22. Daan dika : To Right

23. Ba Dika : To Left.

24. Dhonnobad: Thank you

25. Sunun  :  Hello/Excuse me.

26. Bidaaye : Good bye

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           Numbers

 

 

                             1

Ek

 

7

Saat

 

40

Chollish

100

Soto/Ek Sho

                             2

Dhui

 

8

Aat

 

50

Ponchaash

500

Paach Soto

                             3

Teen

 

9

Noi

 

60

Shaatt

1000

Ak Hajar

                             4

Char

 

10

Dosh

 

70

Sottur

 

 

                             5

Paach

 

20

Bish

 

80

Aashi

 

 

                             6

Chhoi

 

30

Trish

 

90

Nobboi

 

 

Feelings

Aami Tomake khub Bhalobashi : I love you very much.

Tumi khub Bhalo  : You are very good.

Thik bolechhen : Right you are.(you said that right).

Bhalo na  : Not good.

Bhalo Lage Na    :   ( I ) don`t like/ I am not feeling well.

Prem   :    Love.

Ghrina   :    Hate

Abar Dhekha Hobe  :  Meet you again.

Manush   :   Man.

Aapni  :  You (Respected).

Tumi : You (General).

Sha    : He/She.

Aapni bhalo   :  You are a good person.

Ek Dom Maathaa Kharap: You are a crazy.

Ami Tomake Posondo Kori Na  :   I donít like you.

Eta Cholbe : This is OK.

Sundori Maye : Beautiful girl.

Apni Khub Sunder  : You are very beautiful.

Bhulo na Amay    :  Forget me not.

Bangladesh Khub Sunder : Bangladesh is very beautiful.

Khabar   :     Food.

Bread      :    Bread.

Mangso :     Meat

Roti         :    Flatten Bread.

Chiken   :    Chicken.

Maachh :     Fish.

Chaamuch :      Spoon.

Chini     :  Sugar.

Laban   :  Salt.

Waiter  :  Waiter.

Khabar Niye Eso  :  Bring Food.

 

Sup  :  Soup

Bhaangti   :    Change

Bil   :   Bill

Paani    :   Water.

Mineral Water    :     Mineral water.

Bhaat/Rice    :    Rice.

Kaari   :   Curry.

Sobji/Vegetable   :   Vegetable.

Cha  : Tea.

Kofi   : Coffee.

Maakhan   :  Butter.

 Khuda Lagache : I am hungry.

Birokto Korona  : Donít disturb me.

Aasta : Slow.

Joore  : Fast.

Amake Ragaiona : Donít make me angry.

Aste Pari Ki ?      :  May I come in please?

Aso : Come in.

Poore Aso   : Come later.

Father- abba/abbu; mother-ma/amma/ammu; husband- sami/bor; wife- sstri/bou; son-salae/puttro; daughter- maie/konna;  Brother- bhai; sister- bon. Saturday- sonibar; Sunday- robibar; Monday- somber; Tuesday- mongolbar; Wednesday- budbar; Thursday- brihospotibar; Friday- sukkrobar. Home-bari; residence-basa; cow-goru; man- manus; woman-maiemanus. Good-balo; bad-mondo; Danger-bipod; Peace-santi; happy-sukhi; unhappy- kosto/osanti/osukhi; Marriage-bhiae; Day-din; Night-rait.

ধৈর্য্য ধরুন, নিয়মিত পরিদর্শন করুন, আরওওও আসিতেছে !!!!

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