1. Learning Bangla Lessons: Introducing Name, Age, and Family

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So as I’ve stated before, introductions can consist of Name, Age, Education, Hobbies, Interests, Family, Where do you live, What you like, and What you dislike.

So in this lesson outline, I will show you how to ask and introduce your name age, and family in both Bangla & English.

Name

Q: What is your name? Thomar/apnar naam ki? তোমার/আপনার নাম কি ?

Thomar/apnar (তোমার/আপনার) means yours. Thomar is informal, Apnar is formal.

Naam (নাম) means name.

Ki (কি) means what?.

A: My name is ___. Amar name ___. আমার নাম ___.

Amar (আমার) means my or I have.

Age

Q: How old are you?/What is your age? Thomar boyosh kotho? তোমার বয়স কত?

boyosh (বয়স) refers to age.

Kotho (কত) refers to an amount. In this context, the amount of age.

A: I am ___ old. Ami ___ bosor boyosh. আমি ___ বছর বয়সী.

bosor (বছর) means year.

Family

Q: Who is your Mom? Apnar ma ke? আপনার মা কে?

Ke (কে) means who.

Ma (মা) means mom.

A: My mother is ___.  Amar ma ___ hon. আমার মা ___ হন.

Maira (মায়ের) means mother.

Hoi (হয়) means is (informal).

Hon (হন) means is (formal).

Q: Who is your Dad? Apnar baba ke? আপনার বাবা কে?

baba (বাবা) means dad.

A: My Father is ___. Amar baba ___ hoi. আমার বাবা ___ হয়?

Q: Do you have siblings? Apnar bhaibon ache? আপনি ভাই-বোন আছে?

Ache (আছে) means to have.

bhaibon means siblings. Bhai means brother. Bon means sister. Bhai and Bon are concatenated or joined to mean siblings.

A: I have siblings. | I don’t have siblings. || Amar bhaibon ache. | Amar bhaibon nei. || আমার ভাই-বোন আছে | আমার ভাই-বোন নেই.

nei (নেই) means I don’t have.


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