Assamese Nouns

Welcome to the third Assamese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Assamese to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes
আলুবোৰ [Ālubōra]
tomatoes
tomatoes
বিলাহীবোৰ [Bilāhībōra]
onions
onions
পিয়াঁজবোৰ [Piẏām̐jabōra]
carrots
carrots
গাজৰবোৰ [Gājarabōra]
fruits
fruits
ফলমূল [Phalamūla]
apples
apples
আপেলবোৰ [Āpēlabōra]
bananas
bananas
কলবোৰ [Kalabōra]
oranges
oranges
কমলাবোৰ [Kamalābōra]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Assamese + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
আপোনাৰ তাত গাখীৰ আছেনে?
[Āpōnāra tāta gākhīra āchēnē?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
মোৰ গাখীৰ আৰু কফি আছে।
[Mōra gākhīra ārau kaphi āchē.]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
তেখেতৰ তিনিটা আপেল আছে।
[Tēkhētara tiniṭā āpēla āchē.]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
তেখেতৰ মাথো এটাহে আপেল আছে।
[Tēkhētara māthō ēṭāhē āpēla āchē.]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
আমি এটা সৰু ঘৰত বাস কৰোঁ।
[Āmi ēṭā sarau gharata bāsa karaōm̐.]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
ব্রেকফাষ্টটো মোৰ ভাল লাগিছে।
[Brēkaphāṣṭaṭō mōra bhāla lāgichē.]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread
ৰুটি [Rauṭi]
milk
milk
গাখীৰ [Gākhīra]
butter
butter
মাখন [Mākhana]
cheese
cheese
চ্ছিজ [Cchija]
coffee
coffee
কফি [Kaphi]
sandwich
sandwich
চেইন্ডৱিচ্ছ [Cē'inḍaraiccha]
meat
meat
মাংস [Mānsa]
chicken
chicken
মূৰ্গীমাংস [Mūrgīmānsa]
fish
fish
মাছ [Mācha]
breakfast
breakfast
ব্রেকফাষ্ট্ [Brēkaphāṣṭ]
lunch
lunch
লান্স [Lānsa]
dinner
dinner
দিনাৰ [Dināra]

Conversation in Assamese

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Assamese
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Assamese)?
আপুনি অসমীয়া কব পাৰেনে?
[Āpuni asamīẏā kaba pāraēnē?]
Just a little
নামমাত্ৰ
[Nāmamātra]
I like Assamese
মোৰ অসমীয়া ভাল লাগে।
[Mōra asamīẏā bhāla lāgē.]
Can I practice with you?
মই আপোনাৰ সৈতে অনুশীলন কৰিব পাৰোঁনে?
[Ma'i āpōnāra saitē anuśīlana karaiba pāraōm̐nē?]
How old are you?
আপোনাৰ বয়স কিমান?
[Āpōnāra baẏasa kimāna?]
I'm thirty three years old
মোৰ বয়স ত্রিস বছৰ।
[Mōra baẏasa trisa bachara.]
It was nice talking to you
আপোনাৰ সৈত কথা পাতি ভাল লাগিল।
[Āpōnāra saita kathā pāti bhāla lāgila.]

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Assamese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Assamese Adjectives   Assamese Adjectives

Assamese Plural   Assamese Plural



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