|Pages: 248||Width: 4.38 inches.|
|Publication Date: 8/2011||Height: 7.00 inches.|
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Bengali, the official language of Bangladesh and India's West Bengal, is the sixth most-spoken language in the world. With current vocabulary and usage, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive two-way Bengali dictionary available. It contains more than 13,000 total entries, each with transliteration, word class information, and pronunciation aid.
The newest addition to our Practical Dictionary series, the Bengali (Bangla) -English/English-Bengali (Bangla) Practical Dictionary is the most comprehensive and modern two-way reference available. Designed to facilitate translation and understanding of speakers of either Bengali or English, this guide is ideal for foreign language or ESL students, as well as business people, NGO workers, and travelers.
About the author(s)
Hanne-Ruth Thompson received her PH.D. in Bengali at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and her MA in Linguistics at Freiburg University, Germany. She has lived in Bangladesh and is author of Bengali: A Comprehensive Grammar (Rutledge 2010) and the Bengali-English/English-Bengali Dictionary & Phrasebook (Hippocrene 2010). She teaches Bengali at SOAS and resides in England with her husband and three children.