Here is a short Bengali poem about the dreamlike way snow falls through the sky and covers this earth. Poem in English I first decided composed the poem in English, since that’s the language I primarily think in: The midnight air is Frigid, With Snow dancing in the sky, Figurines of Ice, Gently embracing the […]
This is a poem that I have carefully crafted in the Bengali language about the tranquility of rain and the ferocity of love. Poem in Bangla বাহিরে বৃষ্টি পানি পরিষ্কার করে এই পৃথিবী এই বৃষ্টি গায়ে পরে আমার মনের আগুন ঠান্ডা করে কিন্তু তোমারে মনে পড়লে আগুন আবার জ্বলে আর নিবা না English Phonetics (transliteration) Baire brishti Pani porishkaar […]
Here is a list of Bangla Kobita (Bengali Poetry) that I have written in native bengali, transliterated phonetically, and translated directly into English. I have also recited the poetry in a video format so that you can get an idea of how it would sound in Bangla.
Usually I use Google Translate to quickly acquire words, phrases, and sentences. I would then pick apart what doesn’t make sense (Google Translate isn’t perfect after all) and then re-arrange the words so that the sentence would make sense. But another option, if you want to type bangla using a Qwerty keyboard that English speakers […]
A few things first. Bengali is a term that is coined by the British when they went about colonizing the world in the days of old. So Bengali basically means “from” or “pertaining to” Bangladesh. Bengali is to Bangladesh as American is to America. So although it would make sense if someone were to say […]