sign in help      
directory |

Bangladesh - Religion & Culture
Community Board: Bangladesh

Topic: want to learn Bengali

   Message Board

Page 1 of 1    1  
Topic: want to learn Bengali

Posted: 07-05-2005 09:27 PM

Rabia: If I were to go to Bangladesh, what would be the phrases that I would need to know to survive?

Posted: 07-06-2005 02:09 PM

Sid: "ai riksha! jaabe naki?"

Posted: 07-06-2005 08:18 PM

Rabia: what does that mean? I recognize the word rikshaw there..does that 'hey rikshaw driver, take me to the art museum'?

Posted: 07-06-2005 10:09 PM

Sid: you are really close!
its "hey ricksha driver! would you go? how much?"

ok, you get 90% in your first test.

second test.
"ai! ki koro, ha?"

Posted: 07-07-2005 10:21 AM

Rabia: it sounds like, 'hey, what are u upto?'

ooh I feel special..I got a 90%

Posted: 07-07-2005 03:33 PM

Sid: well, this time you get 100.

one more phrase, you'll be good.

"ekhane keo engreji bolte paro?"

Posted: 07-08-2005 12:29 PM

Enver: "Chacha, Dhaka koto duur?"
Very handy indeed.

Posted: 07-08-2005 12:30 PM

Enver: or "Urey eshey bukey laththi"

Posted: 07-15-2005 11:49 AM

Rabia: hey does "Chacha, Dhaka koto duur?" mean "uncle, how far is Dhaka?" ..if I say these phrases I wouldn't get into any trouble, would I?

Page 1 of 1    1  

Go to the Chatterboard