B J Burford & E J Burford 2007 2013

Last updated: 7 July 2013

 

Bengali Pronunciation Course With Sounds

 

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 1.0

 

A
 a 

A
aa

A
 a 

S
 i 

D
 ii 

F
 u 

G
 uu 

H
rri

J
 e 

K
ee, oy

L
 o 


oo, au

 

 

 


BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 1.1a

 

A
 a 

A
aa

A
 a 

S
 i 

D
 ii 

F
 u 

G
 uu 

 

 

A
a

A
aa

A
a

S
i

D
ii

F
u

G
uu

A
a

S
i

F
u

A
aa

A
a

A
a

D
ii

S
i

G
uu

F
u

A
aa

D
ii

G
uu

A
a

A
aa

A
a

S
i

D
ii

F
u

G
uu

A
a

S
i

F
u

A
a

S
i

F
u

A
aa

D
ii

G
uu

A
a

A
a

D
ii

A
a

A
aa

D
ii

G
uu

A
a

S
i

F
u

D
ii

A
a

G
uu

S
i

S
i

F
u

A
a

A
aa

D
ii

G
uu

A
a

S
i

A
aa

D
ii

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 1.1b

 

A

A

A

S

D

F

G

A

S

F

A

A

A

D

S

G

F

A

D

G

A

A

A

S

D

F

G

A

S

F

A

S

F

A

D

G

A

A

D

A

A

D

G

A

S

F

D

A

G

S

S

F

A

A

D

G

A

S

A

D

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 1.2a

 

H
rri

J
 e 

K
ee, oy

L
 o 


oo, au

 

 

 

 

H
rri

J
e

K
ee

L
o


oo

J
e

K
ee

L
o


oo

H
rri

J
e

K
ee

J
e


oo

L
o

K
ee

J
e


oo

L
o

H
rri

A
a

A
aa

A
a

S
i

D
ii

F
u

G
uu

A
a

S
i

F
u

H
rri

J
e

K
ee

L
o


oo

J
e

K
ee

L
o


oo

H
rri

AJ
ae

JS
ei

LS
oi

JL
eo

AaL
aao

SL
io

D
ii

JS
ei

AaL
aao

S
i

SL
io

JL
eo

AaL
aao

A
aa

A
a

LS
oi

JS
ei

H
rri

AJ
ae

H
rri

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 1.2b

 

H

J

K

L

J

K

L

H

J

K

J

L

K

J

L

H

A

A

A

S

D

F

G

A

S

F

H

J

K

L

J

K

L

H

AJ

JS

LS

JL

AaL

SL

D

JS

AaL

S

SL

JL

AaL

A

A

LS

JS

H

AJ

H

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 2a

 


n

@
hha

  

 ^ 
(chandrabindu)

 

A
an

Aa
aan

S
in

D
iin

F
un

G
uu

H
rrin

J
en

K
een

L
on


oon

AaS
aain


oon

AaL
aaon

A
a^

A
aa^

S
i^

D
ii^

F
u^

G
uu^

H
rri^

J
e^

K
ee^

L
o^


oo^

AS
a^i

A
a^

AaL
aaon

KJ
eene^

JK
e^een

A@
ahh

Aa@
aahh

F@
uhh

G@
uuhh


hh

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 2b

 

A

Aa

S

D

F

G

H

J

K

L

AaS

AaL

A

A

S

D

F

G

H

J

K

L

AS

A

AaL

KJ

JK

A@

Aa@

F@

G@

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 3a

 


ka


kha


ga


gha


na

 

 


ka


kha


ga


gha


na


ka

@
kahh

A
aka

J
ek(a)


ii^ka

H
rrik(a)


e^k(a)


ka


kaka


kha


ga


gha


kagh(a)


na


kan(a)


kha

S
khai

L
khao


ga


i^g(a)


gan


gakh(a)


gag(a)


ka


ga

  
n


kagan


gagakh(a)


gan(a)


khag(a)


kan(a)


kaka


gan


kakag(a)


khakhan(a)


kagh(a)

A
aka

Aa
aan


ga

S
i

AaȳS
aangai


kakag(a)

H
rri

H
rrik(a)

A
a


kha


ga


na


khagan(a)

S
i^


i^g(a)

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 3b

 

@

A

J

H

S

L

  

A

Aa

S

AaȳS

H

H

A

S

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 4a

 


 -` 


-aa


-a, -...+yaa

s
-i 

d
-ii 

f
-u 

g
-uu

 

 

A
ak`


ka


kaa


k^aa

aS
kaai


ka


k^a

s
ki

s
kin

d
kii


ku

A
kua


kuku


kuu


kha


khag(a)


khanaa


khaa

aS
khaai


kha


kha

s
khi

f
khug(a)


ga

S
gai

aL
gaao

aL
gaaon

a
gaagaa


ga

s
gi

d
gii


gu

=ff
gugu

g
guu

g@
guuhh(a)


gha

aJ
ghaae

a
ghaan

a
ghaag(a)

g
ghuu


eg`kaa

J
ek`khaa

L
og`

a
gag`

Aa
aag(a)

ss
kiki

L
ok(a)


kugaa

ad
khaakii

Aa
aag(a)

 


BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 4b

 

A

aS

s

s

d

A

aS

s

f

S

aL

aL

a

s

d

=ff

g

g@

aJ

a

a

g

J

L

a

Aa

ss

L

ad

Aa

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 5a

 

  h
-rri 


-e 


-ee (-oy)

  
-o 

  
-oo (-au)

 

 


krri


krrik`


kakrri


krrigaa

ʱ
ken

ʱ
kekaa

ʱj
keke

ʱ
keg`

ʱ
ko

ʱ
koo

ʱ
koon

aSj
kaaigo

ʱa
kokaa


kha


khu^gak(a)

gj
khuuke

hg
khrriguu

ʲ
khe

˲
khee

ʲaaS
khokhaai

ʲ
khoo

ʲj
khooke

dj
giiko

h
grrikaa

ʳ
gekha

ʳ
go

ʳaj
gogo

ʳ
goo

j
gan`go


gha

h
ghrrikaa

ʴ
gho

ʴj
ghoogek(a)

dj
giiko

aSj
kaaigo

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 5b

 

ʱ

ʱ

ʱj

ʱ

ʱ

ʱ

ʱ

aSj

ʱa

gj

hg

ʲ

˲

ʲaaS

ʲ

ʲj

dj

h

ʳ

ʳ

ʳaj

ʳ

j

h

ʴ

ʴj

dj

aSj

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 6a

 


ca


cha


  ja


  jha


na

 

 

aS
caai

aL
caao

L
cuo

d
chii

ʷ
cho

ʷaS
choi

Aa
aach(a)

Aas
aachi

Aaj
aache

Aaj
aacho

S
ich`


ooch`

aj
kaache

a
gaach(a)

s
kichu

sS
kichui


kuch`


kuch(a)

a
kaaj


jan

a
j^aak(a)

aaL
jaagaao

ʲa
khojaa

d
jii

H
rriju

fj
kh^uje

ʸa
j^ok(a)


jha

L
ojh(a)


jhaa

a
jh^aaj(a)

s
jhi

ss
jhijhi

fs
jh^uki

ʹ
jhe

ʹF
jheu

ʹa
jh^okaa

Aa
aan(a)


j
an(a)

a
kaaj

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 6b

 

aS

aL

L

d

ʷ

ʷaS

Aa

Aas

Aaj

Aaj

S

aj

a

s

sS

a

a

aaL

ʲa

d

H

fj

ʸa

L

a

s

ss

fs

ʹ

ʹF

ʹa

Aa

a

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 7a

 

q
 ta

w
 tha

e
 da

r
 dha

t
 na

E
 ra

R
 rha

 

 

 q
ta

qj
tako

qa
taaku

qaq
taatakaa

qa
t^ak

sq
ti

sqsq
tikit

q
tuku

qq
tutu


t^ekaa

qaq
totakaa

Aaq
aat(a)

aq
kaat

aq
kaataa

waL
thakaao

waS
th^aai

wa
than

wd
thiik

wq
the^taa

wq
thet^aa

w
then

 e 
da

e
dagaa

ea
daaka

ea
daaku

eaS
d^aai

ees
dugadugi

eL
deo

 r 
dha

r
dhan(a)

ra
dhaak

rad
dhaakii

r
dhukaa

rq
dhet(a)

raE
dh^oraa

 t 
na

at
kaan

Ht
rrin

t
gun

ʱat
kona

ht
ghrrinaa

sE
kuri

ʳaE
g^oraa

ʴaE
gh^oraa

AaRaS
aarhaai

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 7b

 

 q

qj

qa

qaq

qa

sq

sqsq

q

qq

qaq

Aaq

aq

aq

waL

waS

wa

wd

wq

wq

w

 e 

e

ea

ea

eaS

ees

eL

 r 

r

ra

rad

r

rq

raE

 t 

at

Ht

t

ʱat

ht

sE

ʳaE

ʴaE

AaRaS

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 8a

 

y
 ta

u
 tha

i
da

o
dha

p
na


 t` 

 

 

 y 
ta

yy
tata

y
chata

iy
data

asy
jaagatik

y
tat`


jagat`

y
tat`

Fs
ucit`

pj
nacet`

ias
kadaacit`

AyS
atai

dy
giit(a)

y
taa

dy
giitaa

yaE-yasE
taaraa-taari

Aaay
aaghaat(a)

y
taa

ya
tyaag/tag

 u 
tha

Aau
aath(a)

uas
thaaki

u
kathaa

yu
tathaa

u
the

uj
theke

u
thoo

Au
atha

 i 
da

ihR
drrirha

ihRy
drrirhataa

iL
deo

 o 
dha

o
dudh(a)

o
dhee

o
dh^oo

 p 
na

pau
naath

pS
nei

pL
neo

yap
taan(a)

sysp
tini

sip
din(a)

ip
den

Gpp
uun(a)-jan(a)

 


BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 8b

 y 

yy

y

iy

asy

y

y

Fs

pj

ias

AyS

dy

y

dy

yaE-yasE

Aaay

y

ya

 u 

Aau

uas

u

yu

u

uj

u

Au

 i 

ihR

ihRy

iL

 o 

o

o

o

 p 

pau

pS

pL

yap

sysp

sip

ip

Gpp

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 9a

 

z
pa

x
pha

c
ba

v
bha

b
ma

 

 

 z 
pa

zu
path(a)

az
chaap(a)

zaL
paao

zaz
paap(a)

 x 
pha

xj
phacake

xq
phatak

xtd
phanii

xsE
pharin

sxps
phinaki

xasE
ph^aari

 c 
ba

cp
ban

caz
baap(a)

cac
baabaa

caL
baao

asc
caabi

iasc
daabi

pcdt
nabiigan

jc?
kabe?

yjc
tabe

cj
b^ece

cap
bon

 v 
bha

vaS
bhaai

Apfvsy
anubhuuti

 b 
ma

bab
maamaa

bay
maataa

szyabay
pitaamaataa

vbyc
bhoomat`va

vsb
bhuumi

b
megh(a)

b
kam(a)

ab
ghaam(a)

Apfzb
anupam

baz
maap

va
bhog

baj
maajhe

 

BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 9b

 

 z 

zu

az

zaL

zaz

 x 

xj

xq

xtd

xsE

sxps

xasE

 c 

cp

caz

cac

caL

asc

iasc

pcdt

jc?

yjc

cj

cap

 v 

vaS

Apfvsy

 b 

bab

bay

szyabay

vbyc

vsb

b

b

ab

Apfzb

baz

va

baj

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BENGALI PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE 10a

 

n
 ya (sounds like  ja)


ya

m
 ra


 la

m
 ru

m
ruu

 

 

 n 
ya

n
ye