1NDQ-ARYAN FAMILY. (EASTERN GROUP.)
BENGALI OB BAtfGA-BElSHl.
EASTERN DIALECT. (MTJSALMAKS o* PATUAKHALT, DISTRICT BACKJBBGUKGE.)
[In the phonetic transcription'represents the elision of an aspirate, which gives a prommoatwn like that of & in the
French word hote. Z is somewhat softer than the s of seal* but not so soft as the s in pleatxre* The letter 7 (afore the
line) is very faintly pronounced, and is, indeed, hardly audible.
Pronounce a as the a in hat; e nearly as the e in met; o as the o in hot; andot as in o&. The letter 0 (without snr
diacritical mark) represents the sound of the first o in promote, and is the o in the JPrench word votrt as compared with vttre.
It should he carefully distinguished from the o of hot.
Other consonants and vowels are pronoanced as in the authorized Government system.]
Jilbunia-te Tomeraddi Aydar Hear nati,
Zilbunid-te Tomeroddi Oidor Medr ndii,
At-Jilhnnia Tfimeraddi (is) 5*idar Mia's grandson,
Mokamia-te Lalmati ai-rangar yubatL
Mohdmid-te Zalmoti oi-'rdnger ziitotl.
At-Mok5mia Lalmati of-same-CTloor yaung-voman.
Tomeraddi e-mulluhe more rehona.
Tomeroddi e*mulluhe more reho-nd.
TomSr&ddi in-this-countiy me keep-not. (I)
Jop-khali-te basat kare Jetdla byapan,
Zop-Jchdli-te lo&hdt hore Zeulld Idparv,
At-JopkhiH dwelling makes ZiaollS merchant,
Tar-garer obhodsi maiya Lalmati stnidarL
Tar-gorer *odo wain L&lmoti hundori
Of-his-hcuse (wife) youngest daughter Lslmati heantifaL
Tomeraddi e*mulluhe more rehona.
Tomeroddi e-m*ttuh3 more reU-n&.
T6m5iaddi ia-this^craiitry me keep-not (2)
M6kamia-te dechhe biya Ku&khar poyer de,
MoMmid-te dese U& Ku&k&kMr pwr de,
At-Mok&mift has-giYfln-mairiage Ku^-Khan^ son with,
Tar anlake^ir, taga komare jor madali matfe.
Tdr avid-faster, Ug& komore tor madoK mate.
HeMf long-hair, girdle at-tha waist, dotiHe amnlet om-haad,
Tomeraddi e-mtilluhe more rebona*
Tomeroddi e-mulluhS more nfand.
TomSraddi in*thi«-country me keep-not (3)
Kane acbhe kanebapa, cake acbhS
Sane dse kdntedpd, naU dse
In-eat is ear-ring, on-nose is
lalmatir gale acbbe sonar cbikli-dana.
Zdlmolir gdle dse tondr tgikK-ddnd.
Lalmati's en-neck » <****&