INDO-ARYAN FAMILY. (EASTERN GROUP.)
BENGALI OB BANGA-BHASELL
SOUTH-EASTERN DIALECT. (KATIA, KOAKHALI DISTBICT.)
C In tbe phonetic transcription' represents the elision of an aspirate, which gives a pronunciation like that o£ k in the
French word Mt*. S is pronounced hard as in tfAw, rin, and not like the «A in 9kett> which is represented bj *k. Z i«
aomewhat softer than the 2 of zeal, hat not so soft as the * in pleasure.
Pronounce a as the a in hat $ e as the e in met; $ o as the o in tot; and oi as in oil. The letter o (without an?
diacritical mark) represents the short sound of the 5 in home. It is the first o in promote and is the o in the French word
i*ofre,as- compared with vfore. It should he carefully distinguished from the o of tot.
Other consonants and rowels are pronounced as in the authorized Government system.]
(1) Sena-kale Sadhu Amir re, Sadhu dakshin phare yaya,
£eno-kdle Shddhu Amir re, Shddhu dokkhin fare zdy9
At-that-tirae Sadhu Amir, 0, S&dhn the-southern bunk goes*
Dakshin phare yaiare Amir Sadhu daine bame chaya*
Dokkhin fare zaiare Amir Shddhu daine bame teay.
The-southern hank going, Amir Sadhu right kit looks.
(2) Sena-kh&nS Bhelha Dehir phtder-hagan re phaya,
Seno-Khane Jihelba DeUr fuler-bag&n re f&y,
There Bhelb4 D$?1'0 flower-garden, 0 he-finds,
Pttder baTgane yaiya Sadhu Amir chari dike-re chaya.
Fuler-bdgane zdia SHddhu Amir tear* dike-re tsdy.
The*flower-g»deii going Saxllm Imir the-four directions-to looks-
(S) Phulbagane yaiyare Sadhu bharmanya karila,
Ful*bagane zaiare Shddhu bhormonyo kdrilot
The-flower-gardea going Ssdhu vmlkmg-aboat did,
Sei-khane ek ghar, re, Sadhu Imir dekhibare paik
HfakJwne ek ghar> re, Sadhu Amr dekhibare paiti.
Thete ft house, Of Sftdhn Imir to-see got
(4) Set ghar dekhi, re, Sadhu ati khusi haila,
Hei ghor dekhi> re, Shddhu oti khushi 9oilo>
That hoase seen, 0, fiftdhu inueh plased heeMnti
SM ghar madhye, re, 5mfr Badhu takhan samaila.
Eei ghor modhye* re, Amir Shddhu iokhon shdm&ilo.
That house in, 0, Imir Sadhti then entered.
(5) Gharete samai, re, Amir kon kam karila,
Ghorete shdmdi, re, Amir kon kdm korUo,
In-the-houae entering, 0, Imir what act da,
Sonar phalange, re, Amir udia baala.
Shon&r haldnge, re, Amir tdid boshito.
W-j^li on-a*hed, 0, Imir rising sat. •
(6) Bichhanar balis dhari, re. Amir lap-chapi chaya*
Eisandr bdlish dhori, re, Amr ldri~t$ari t*Sy.
e-hedding ti^pffloiw trirfngi ft i» •wwhing