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Bangla with Phonetic Pronunciation

সেদিন দুজনে দুলেছিনু বনে,
se‧din du‧jo‧ne du‧le‧chhi‧nu bo‧ne,
ফুলডোরে বাঁধা ঝুলনা।
phu‧lo‧DO‧re ban^‧dha jhu‧lo‧na.
সেই স্মৃতিটুকু কভু খনে খনে
se‧i smrri‧ti‧Tu‧ku ko‧bhu kho‧ne kho‧ne
যেন জাগে মনে, ভুলো না ॥
Jen ja‧ge mo‧ne, bhu‧lO na ॥

সেদিন বাতাসে ছিল তুমি জানো--
se‧din ba‧ta‧se chhilo tu‧mi ja‧nO--
আমারি মনের প্রলাপ জড়ানো,
ama‧ri mo‧ner pro‧lap jo‧Ra‧nO,
আকাশে আকাশে আছিল ছড়ানো
aka‧she aka‧she achhilo chho‧Ra‧nO
তোমার হাসির তুলনা ॥
tO‧mar ha‧sir tu‧lo‧na ॥

যেতে যেতে পথে পূর্ণিমারাতে
Je‧te Je‧te po‧the pUr‧Ni‧ma‧ra‧te
চাঁদ উঠেছিল গগনে।
chan^‧d uThe‧chhilo go‧go‧ne.
দেখা হয়েছিল তোমাতে আমাতে
de‧kha hoye‧chhilo tO‧ma‧te ama‧te
কী জানি কী মহা লগনে।
kI ja‧ni kI mo‧ha lo‧go‧ne.

এখন আমার বেলা নাহি আর,
ekho‧n amar be‧la na‧hi ar,
বহিব একাকী বিরহের ভার--
bo‧hib eka‧kI bi‧ro‧her bhar--
বাঁধিনু যে রাখী পরানে তোমার
ban^‧dhi‧nu Je ra‧khI po‧ra‧ne tO‧mar
সে রাখী খুলো না, খুলো না ॥
se ra‧khI khu‧lO na, khu‧lO na ॥

English Translation

Recall the day,

When we two swayed to and fro in forest,

In a swing tied with strings of flowers.

Let the memory of same moment by moment,

Arise sometimes in your mind.

Please forget not.

You also know -

On that day, the air was laced with my delusory talks.

And your smile was being compared all across the sky,

As it lay scattered there.

And while I was moving on the road,

Moon rose in the sky.

It was full moon night.

A momentous meeting took place between you and me.

May be it occurred in some great moment of life,

I am not certain of.

Now at present, I have no time left for myself.

I have but to bear the pain of separation, all by myself.

The brotherly string of ‘Rakhee”, which I had tied round your heart,

Please do not take off the same.

Please do not.


Lyrics:Rabindranath Tagore
Sung By:Sounak Chattopadhyay Recorded, Mixed and Mastered:Goutam Basu
English Translation:Nirukta Bose, 2018-June-06

This is a popular Tagore Song. The translation is close to the original, so that readers may compare the same with original Bengali Text and its grammar.

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