Adverbs

Bengali Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Bengali adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Bengali Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Bengali, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Bengali

Adverbs Bengali
Alreadyইতিমধ্যে
itimadhyē
Immediatelyতক্ষুনি/এখুনি/তৎক্ষণাৎ
takṣuni/ēkhuni/taṯkṣaṇāṯ
Last nightল্যাপটপ
lyāpaṭapa
Laterসম্প্রতি/অধুনা
samprati/adhunā
Next weekপরের সপ্তাহ
parēra saptāha
Nowএখন
ēkhana
Soonশীঘ্র/তাড়াতাড়ি
śīghra/tāṛātāṛi
Stillএখনো/তখনো
ēkhanō/takhanō
This morningআজ সকাল
āja sakāla
Todayআজ
āja
Tomorrowআগামীকাল
āgāmīkāla
Tonightআজ রাত
āja rāta
Yesterdayগতকাল
gatakāla
Yetতখন/এখন পর্যন্ত
takhana/ēkhana paryanta
Anywhereযেখানেই/যেকোনো জায়গায়
yēkhānē'i/yēkōnō jāẏagāẏa
Everywhereসর্বত্র/সব জায়গায়
sarbatra/saba jāẏagāẏa
Hereএখানে
ēkhānē
Thereসেখানে/ওখানে
sēkhānē/ōkhānē
Almostপ্রায়
prāẏa
Aloneএকা
ēkā
Carefullyসাবধানে/সতর্ক ভাবে
sābadhānē/satarka bhābē
Quicklyতাড়াতাড়ি
tāṛātāṛi
Reallyসত্যিই/খুব
satyi'i/khuba
Slowlyধীরে
dhīrē
Togetherএকসাথে/একসঙ্গে
ēkasāthē/ēkasaṅgē
Veryখুব
khuba
Alwaysসর্বদা/সবসময়
sarbadā/sabasamaẏa
Neverকখনো না
kakhanō nā
Rarelyকদাচিৎ
kadāciṯ
Sometimesমাঝে মাঝে
mājhē mājhē

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Bengali sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Bengali Adverbs in a Sentence

English Bengali
Do you like it here?আপনার কি ওখানে থাকতে ভাল লাগে?
āpanāra ki ōkhānē thākatē bhāla lāgē?
See you later!আবার দেখা হবে!
Ābāra dēkhā habē!
Thank you very much!অনেক ধন্যবাদ!
Anēka dhan'yabāda!
I really like it!আমার এটা সত্যিই পছন্দ!
Āmāra ēṭā satyi'i pachanda!

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Bengali

Animals Bengali
Animalপশু
Paśu
Bearভাল্লুক
bhālluka
Birdপাখি
pākhi
Butterflyপ্রজাপতি
prajāpati
Catবিড়াল
biṛāla
Cowগরু
garu
Dogকুকুর
kukura
Donkeyগাধা
gādhā
Eagleঈগল পাখি
īgala pākhi
Elephantহাতি
hāti
Farmখামার
khāmāra
Forestজঙ্গল
jaṅgala
Goatছাগল
chāgala
Horseঘোড়া
ghōṛā
Insectপোকামাকড়
pōkāmākaṛa
Lionসিংহ
sinha
Monkeyবাঁদর
bām̐dara
Mosquitoমশা
maśā
Mouseইদুঁর
idum̐ra
Rabbitখরগোশ
kharagōśa
Sheep (plural)ভেড়া
bhēṛā
Snakeসাপ
sāpa
Spiderমাকড়সা
mākaṛasā
Tigerবাঘ
bāgha

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Daily Conversation in Bengali

Finally, a list of sentences using the vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Bengali Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Bengali

English Bengali
Do you have any animals?আপনার কাছে কি কোন পশু আছে?
āpanāra kāchē ki kōna paśu āchē?
Do you sell dog food?আপনি কি কুকুরের খাবার বিক্রি করেন?
Āpani ki kukurēra khābāra bikri karēna?
I have a dogআমার একটা কুকুর আছে
Āmāra ēkaṭā kukura āchē
Monkeys are funnyবাঁদররা মজাদার
bām̐dararā majādāra
She likes catsওনার বিড়াল পছন্দ
ōnāra biṛāla pachanda
Tigers are fastবাঘেরা দ্রুতগামী
bāghērā drutagāmī
Badবাজে
bājē
Happyসুখী
sukhī
Sadদূঃখী
dūḥkhī
Thank you!ধন্যবাদ!
dhan'yabāda!
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")ঠিক আছে!
Ṭhika āchē!
Have a nice day!ভাল থাকবেন!
Bhāla thākabēna!
Good night!শুভ রাত্রি!
Śubha rātri!
Have a good trip!আপনার/ তোমার যাত্রা শুভ হউক!
Āpanāra/ tōmāra yātrā śubha ha'uka!
It was nice talking to you!আপনার/ তোমার সাথে কথা বলে ভালো লাগল!
Āpanāra/ tōmāra sāthē kathā balē bhālō lāgala!

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Bengali. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Bengali about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Bengali Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Bengali homepage.

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