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Bengali numbers (1-50) [audio only]

After posting my Bengali numbers (1-50) video to my recently reactivated A Tangle of Wires on Facebook page it was suggested that – as good as YouTube is – isolating the audio file of my Indian father-in-law counting from 1-50 to help me with my pronunciation would be useful.

A quick play around with the remarkably user-friendly SoundCloud and here it is in its full, downloadable mp3 glory.

Bengali numbers (video)

Bengali numbers are pretty irregular, with only a little relation between, say, the words for 23, 33, 43 etc, compared to English or French. Because of this I’d only learnt from 1-30 until recently. Continue reading