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EASTERN DIALECT.

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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-

Presenttmarit 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.