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Books on Learning Bengali

Title Author Publication Information Price Other
TEACH YOURSELF BENGALI by William Radice French and European Publishing Company, 150-5th Avenue, NY, NY 10002, USA
phone: (214) 673-7400
ISBN: 0785 910 522
book alone $16.95 USA
book and 2 cassette set $25.95 USA
First published in UK (1994) by HODDER HEADLINE Plc 338 Euston Road, London NW1 3BH, UK
First published in USA (1994) by NTC Publishing Group 4255 West Touhy Avenue, Lincolnwood (Chicago) Illinois 60646 - 1975, USA
ISBN 0-8442-3752-3
LEARN BENGALI Yourself Bidhubhusan Dasgupta Published by A. Das Gupta (1989) C-15 College Street Market Calcutta - 700007, India Indian Rupees 18.00  
LEARN BENGALI IN 30 DAYS N S R Ganathe Published by Balaji Publications (1986) 103 Pycrofts Road Indian Rupees 12.50  
TEACH YOURSELF BENGALI Sumana Mukharji First Edition, 1991
Published by Hippocrene Books Inc.,
171 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016
ISBN 0-87052-619-7 (pkb.)
$ 6.95  
LEARN BENGALI FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS Suniti Kumar Chatterji Published in USA by Saphrograph Corp.
194 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
   
BENGALI FOR GLOBETROTTER (German) Rainer Krack Peter Rump Verlag
Buddestrasse 15 D-4800 Bieklefeld 1 Germany
ISBN 3-922376-07-x
   
Oxford Picture Dictionary ENGLISH- BENGALI E C Parnwell Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK (1989)
ISBN 0 19 562156 5
Price : Indian Rupees : 17.50  

Institutional Bengali in North America

The following list contains information about institutions that teach Bengali in North America.

Name Program Address Contact

University of California
Berkeley

Bengali Studies Initiative

Center for South Asia Studies
10 Stephens Hall
University of California
Berkeley, California 94720-2310
Phone: (510) 642-3608

Columbia University

Middle East Languages and Asian Languages and Cultures

Columbia University
New York
NY 10027

Harvard University

The Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies

Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies
1 Bow Street
Cambridge MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-3295

UCSD

Linguistics Language Program

Mail Code 0108 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92093-0108 (619) 534-3600 sharon@bend.ling.ucsd.edu, Ronald W. Langacker, fax: (619) 534-4789

University of Pennsylvania

South Asia Regional Studies

University of Pennsylvania
820 Williams Hall
36th and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305
Phone: 215-898-7475

List of Bengali Dictionaries

  • Bhattacharjee, Jatindra Mohan. Banala Abhidhana Granthera Paricaya: 1743 Haite 1867 Khrishtabda Paryanta. Kalikata: Kalikata Bisvabidyalaya, 1970.
  • Biswas, Sailendra. Samsad Bengali-English Dictionary. Calcutta: Sahitya Samsad, 1968.
  • Bykova, M.A. Elizarova. Bengalsko-Russkii Slovar. Moscow: Gos. Izd-Vo Inostrannykh I Natsionalnykh Slovarei, 1957.
  • Carey, William. Dictionary of The Bengalee Language.Carey's A Dictionary of the Bengali Language: In which the Words are Traced to their Origin and their Various Meanings Given = Bamla-Imreji Abhidhana. Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1981.
  • Dabbs, Jack Autrey. A Short Bengali-English, English-Bengali Dictionary. College Station: Department of Modern Languages, Texas A&M University, 1971.
  • Dasa, Jnanendramohana. Bangala Bhashara Abhidhana. Kalikata: Sahitya Samsada, 1979.
  • Debabarma, Ajitabandhu. Kaka-Rabam = English-Tripura Dictionary = Ingreji-Tipra Bhashabhidhana. Agartala: Siksha Adhikara, Tripura, 1967.
  • Dev, Ashu Tosh. Students' Favourite Dictionary (Bengali to English); Includes All Bengali Words, Current, Colloquial, and Literary, Compound Words, Phrases, Idioms, Technical Terms In Current Use, New Coinages, Proverbs, Proper Names and Their English Equivalents, with Illustrations of Their Idiomatic Use, Supplemented by Valuable Appendices Packed with Miscellaneous Information. Calcutta: Dev Sahitya Kutir, 1972.
  • Dev, Ashu Tosh. Sabdabodha Abhidhana. 1976.
  • Gupta, Sudhamsusekhara. Ramayani Banala Abhidhana. 1974.
  • Haq, Muhammad Enamul. Bamladesera Byabaharika Bamla Abhidhana. Dhaka: Bamla Ekademi, 1974-1984.
  • Novikova, V. A. Khrestomatiia Po Bengalskoi Proze Xix Veka. Sost. V. A. Novikova. Moscow: Izd-Vo Vostochnoi Lit-Ry, 1960.
  • Olsen, Viggo B. Muslima Bamla-Imreji Abhidhana = A Muslim Bengali-English Dictionary. Chittagong: Pakistan Co-Operative Book Society Ltd., 1967.
  • Sen, Sukumar. An Etymological Dictionary of Bengali, C. 1000-1800 A.D. Calcutta: Eastern Publishers, 1971.
  • Sen, Amalendu. Jiba-Abhidhana. 1973. A Bengali and English zoological dictionary.
  • Star Publications Staff. Progressive Bengali English Dictionary. French and European Publications, 1992.

 

 

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