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Bengali possessive pronouns (my, your, her/his, their)

Following the previous post on Bengali personal pronouns, today’s is on possessive pronouns.

To recap, Bengali doesn’t distinguish between genders (so in the third person one word can be used for ‘he’ or ‘she’), but it does distinguish between proximity.

Thus, depending on whether a person is, whether here, there or elsewhere, you would use এ, ও or সে for the singular, familiar form of ‘you’. Continue reading