So it’s time to press on with learning the other 50 numbers, along with the chapter’s other miscellaneous information.
The version of Teach Yourself Bengali I’m reading was published in the mid-1960s, pre-dating by a few decades the Radice issue.
So some of the terms shown may be more for historical knowledge than anything else. মগ (maund), for example, as a measurement of some 80lbs.
But before that, and fractions, it’ll have to be whole numbers, which means it might be time to ask my father-in-law to help me put together another video.
The one we did on numbers 1-50 appears to have got nearly 9,000 views on YouTube, so I guess there’s an appetite out there for it.