(a) Auxiliary Verbs, and Verbs Substantive-
Present,—dckh(s)a, thou art; dchh(s)e, he is.
Pa8t>—dchh(s}ilo, they were; Mid, they became.
(b) Finite Verbs-
Presentt—marit I die; kari ndi, 1 did not do; dcio ndi, thou didst not
give; pare> it falls; khdy, they eat.
Future,—komu, I will say.
Habitual Past,—khdito, they used to eat; koirto, he used to make ; dito,
he used to give.
Imperative,—dad, give; rdkho> keep; ddk&a, see!
Past,—dild, thou gayest.
kailo, he said; gdlo, he went; $/§, he gave, and many others,
dilan, he (respectful) gave.
Perfect,—korch(ts)i, I have done; pdich(t$)i, I have got; bdichcJi(tsts)e9
he has survived; diGh(ts}e, he has come; pdwd-gich(t$}e, he
ha.s heen found; dich(t8)en, he has given.
Pluperfect)—gich(t8)ilo, he had gone.
Infinitive and Pres. Part*,—thaikte> rerojuning; diste, coming (in hoth,
accent on the first syllable).
Verbal Noun,—c}i(t8)ardiMr-ldigd> for feeding; koirbdr, of doing;
$uinbdrt of hearing; %dibdrt of going; toshdibdr, of appeas-
ing ; b'araner-ldigd, for filling; *aoner> of being.
Conjunctive Participle9~bditd9 having divided; katrd> having made ;
chdil&, having gone; uithd, having arisen; deikhd, having
seen, and many others.
Regular are, giyd, having gone; urdiyd, having wasted;
pdiyd, having got; Myd, having taken.
Examples of the Passive Voice are—
karan sjdik, let it be done; pdwd gich(ts)e, he has been found.
Examples of Inceptive Compounds are—
koirbdr drcmb'a kaillo, they began to do; digd$dr Idiglo, he began to
approach; fainbdr Wglo, he began to hear; toshdibdr Idiglo, he began to
An example of a Desiderative Compound, is %d$ar Gh(t$)dild> he wished to go.
Tbe Govermaenfc Report on-tfa History and Statittics of Dacca District Ijy A. L, Clay, 1867, contains a
vocabulary of ^ordfi peculiar to the Dacca District.