EASTERN DIALECT. 205 IV.-VEEBS. (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 appease. An example of a Desiderative Compound, is %d$ar Gh(t$)dild> he wished to go. AUTHORITY— 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.