Tag Archives: Bengali numbers

How to say first, second etc in Bengali – ordinal numbers in Bangla 

Number One by Meena Kadri @ Flickr
Moving beyond counting in Bengali, a useful next stage is to learn ordinal numbers (first, second, third etc).

To date প্রথম (prothom) is probably the one I use/see used the most, and I’ve not really moved much beyond দিতীয় (ditiyo) and তৃতীয় (tritiyo), hence this post’s more expansive look at the subject.
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How to count in Bengali – number chart in Bangla

Bengali Bangla numbers counting

Browsing for an image for a future post I once again came across this useful chart of numbers from 1-100 in Bengali on Flickr. Continue reading

Learning more Bengali numbers

Bengali - numbers

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I’ve not entirely mastered the numbers 1-50 in Bengali, but getting towards the end of the book I’m reading I’ve reached the somewhat information-heavy Numbers, Weights, Measures chapter.

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. Continue reading