Bengali Adjectives

Welcome to the second Bengali lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Bengali to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

black
black Audio
কালো [kālō]
grey
grey Audio
ধূসর [dhūsara]
white
white Audio
সাদা [sādā]
blue
blue Audio
নীল [nīla]
green
green Audio
সবুজ [sabuja]
yellow
yellow Audio
হলুদ [haluda]
red
red Audio
লাল [lāla]
brown
brown Audio
বাদামি [bādāmi]

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Bengali + Pronunciation
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
আমার বাড়ি-র রঙ সাদা Audio
[āmāra bāṛi - ra raṅa sādā]
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
আপনার দেশ বড় Audio
[āpanāra dēśa baṛa]
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
নতুন বই দামী Audio
[natuna ba'i dāmī]
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
আমরা এখানে খুশি Audio
[āmarā ēkhānē khuśi]
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
তার তিনটি ছোট কুকুর আছে Audio
[tāra tinaṭi chōṭa kukura āchē]
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
এই ভাষা খুব সহজ Audio
[ē'i bhāṣā khuba sahaja]
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
আমার একটা ছোট সবুজঘর আছে Audio
[āmāra ēkaṭā chōṭa sabujaghara āchē]

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
ঠাণ্ডা [ṭhāṇḍā]
hot
hot Audio
গরম [garama]
cloudy
cloudy Audio
মেঘলা [mēghalā]
rainy
rainy Audio
বাদলা [bādalā]
snowy
snowy Audio
তুষারাবৃত [tuṣārābr̥ta]
sunny
sunny Audio
রৌদ্রোজ্জ্বল [raudrōjjbala]
windy
windy Audio
ঝোড়ো [jhōṛō]
warm
warm Audio
উষ্ণ [uṣṇa]

Conversation in Bengali

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Bengali
Pronunciation
hi
কী খবর!
[kī khabara!] Audio
how are you?
(আপনি) কেমন আছেন?
[(āpani) kēmana āchēna?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
(আমি) ভালো আছি, ধন্যবাদ
[(āmi) bhālō āchi, dhan'yabāda] Audio
and you?
আর, আপনি?
[āra, āpani?] Audio
what is your name?
আপনার নাম কী?
[āpanāra nāma kī?] Audio
my name is Maya
আমার নাম মায়া
[āmāra nāma māẏā] Audio
nice to meet you
দেখা হয়ে ভালো লাগলো!
[dēkhā haẏē bhālō lāgalō!] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Bengali. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Bengali Alphabet   Bengali Alphabet

Bengali Nouns   Bengali Nouns



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