Reading Bangla Documents and updating Daisydict

  1. Paste the Bangla text in Tab#1 - Input Bangla.
    Then click on the "Process" button.
  2. Tab#2 - Assisted Mouseover Text will now show the transformed text and as you move your mouse over a Bangla word, you will see the English meaning of the Bangla word.
    The words not found in Daisydict will be highlighted and can be entered into Daisydict after research
  3. In Tab#3 - Daisydict Entries, you see all the words entered in Bangla with the definitions as found on Daisydict.
  4. Tab#4 - Dictionary Research is used while researching words in the Samsad and Bangla-Tangla Dictionaries and makes it easy to update definitions in Daisydict.

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Daisydict is a glossary of Bangla Words and their English meaning, compiled by Daisy Paradis of Truro, MA.

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Derivatives of Words (Nouns) implemented with Suffixes

Derivative Name Ends with
The definitive "the" (also called a determiner) is implemented with a suffix on the noun
e.g. কুকুরটা, বাচ্চাটি, কুকুরগুলো, বাচ্চাগুলি
Ta -> 'টা' Inanimate objects /less respectful
Ti -> 'টি' Animate/living/more respectful

gulO -> 'গুলো' Plural form of 'টা'
guli -> 'গুলি'Plural form of 'টি'

Measure Words
When you refer to a number of objects, the name given to the number in a collection is a measure word (MW). A collection is implemented as a suffix to the Measure Word
e.g. একবার, দুইদল, তিনদিন, চারতলা, পাঁচঘন্টা, ছয়খানা, সাতমাস, আটজন, নয়টা, দশটি
bar -> বার Day of Week
dol -> দল group/party
din -> দিন days
tola -> তলা storeys (building levels)
ghonTa -> ঘন্টা hour of day
khana -> খানা pieces
mas -> মাস months
jon -> জন people count
Ta/Ti -> টা/টি/ count
This is the possessive case of a noun or pronoun
e.g. মামার, গাছের, মামাদের
r -> 'র' If last letter in noun is vowel
er -> 'ে'.'র' If last letter in noun is consonant
der -> 'দের' If noun is plural
This is a preposition formed with a noun+suffix
e.g. বাড়িতে, ঘরে, কলকাতায়ে, টরন্টোয়ে
e -> 'ে' If last letter in noun is consonant
te -> 'তে' If last letter in noun is vowel
ye -> 'য়ে' 'য়ে' applied to Proper Nouns
This form is used when the noun or pronoun is used in the Object Phrase
e.g. আমাকে, দাদাকে
ke -> 'কে'
This form is used when the noun or pronoun is inclusive (like "also" or "too" in English)
e.g. আমিও, দাদাও
O -> 'ও'
This form is used when the noun or pronoun is exclusive (like "only" or "alone" in English)
e.g. আমিই, দাদাই, যুদ্ধই
i -> 'ই'

Acknowledgement: Lookup uses the Samsad Dictionary lookup software developed by Steve Capell ( at

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