Bengali Nouns

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

potatoes
potatoes Audio
আলুগুলো [ālugulō]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
টমেটোগুলো [ṭamēṭōgulō]
onions
onions Audio
পিঁয়াজগুলো [pim̐ẏājagulō]
carrots
carrots Audio
গাজরগুলো [gājaragulō]
fruits
fruits Audio
ফলগুলো [phalagulō]
apples
apples Audio
আপেলগুলো [āpēlagulō]
bananas
bananas Audio
কলাগুলো [kalāgulō]
oranges
oranges Audio
কমলালেবুগুলো [kamalālēbugulō]

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
Bengali + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
আপনার কাছে দুধ আছে? Audio
[āpanāra kāchē dudha āchē?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
আমার কাছে দুধ এবং কফি আছে Audio
[āmāra kāchē dudha ēbaṁ kaphi āchē]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
তার কাছে তিনটি আপেল আছে Audio
[tāra kāchē tinaṭi āpēla āchē]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
তার কাছে শুধুমাত্র একটি আপেল আছে Audio
[tāra kāchē śudhumātra ēkaṭi āpēla āchē]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
আমরা একটি ছোট বাড়িতে থাকি Audio
[āmarā ēkaṭi chōṭa bāṛitē thāki]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
আমাদের জলখাবার আমার ভাল লাগে Audio
[āmādēra jalakhābāra āmāra bhāla lāgē]

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

bread
bread Audio
রুটি [ruṭi]
milk
milk Audio
দুধ [dudha]
butter
butter Audio
মাখন [mākhana]
cheese
cheese Audio
পনির [panira]
coffee
coffee Audio
কফি [kaphi]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
স্যান্ডউইচ [syānḍa'u'ica]
meat
meat Audio
মাংস [mānsa]
chicken
chicken Audio
মুরগি [muragi]
fish
fish Audio
মাছ [mācha]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
সকালের জলখাবার [sakālēra jalakhābāra]
lunch
lunch Audio
দুপুরের খাবার [dupurēra khābāra]
dinner
dinner Audio
রাতের খাবার [rātēra khābāra]

Conversation in Bengali

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
Bengali
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Bengali)?
আপনি কি (ইংরেজি/বাংলা) বলেন?
[āpani ki (inrēji / bānlā) balēna?] Audio
Just a little
একটু - একটু
[ēkaṭu - ēkaṭu] Audio
I like Bengali
আমি বাংলা পছন্দ করি
[āmi bānlā pachanda kari] Audio
Can I practice with you?
আমি কি আপনার সাথে চর্চা করতে পারি?
[āmi ki āpanāra sāthē carcā karatē pāri?] Audio
How old are you?
আপনার বয়স কত?
[āpanāra baẏasa kata?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
আমার বয়স তেত্রিশ বছর
[āmāra baẏasa tētriśa bachara] Audio
It was nice talking to you
আপনার সাথে কথা বলে খুব ভালো লাগলো!
[āpanāra sāthē kathā balē khuba bhālō lāgalō!] Audio

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

Bengali Adjectives   Bengali Adjectives

Bengali Plural   Bengali Plural



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