Bengali-English/English-Bengali Practical Dictionary
Bengali, an official language of Bangladesh and India, is the seventh-most-spoken language in the world with nearly 230 million total speakers.
With current vocabulary and usage, this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive two-way Bengali dictionary available on the market. Designed to facilitate translation and understanding for speakers of either Bengali (Bangla) or English, this dictionary is an ideal reference for learners of Bengali (Bangla) or English as a foreign language, business people, NGO workers, and travelers.
· Each entry includes a transliteration, word class information, and pronunciation aid
· Alphabet and pronunciation key
· Concise grammar of the language
· More than 13,000 total entries
Hanne-Ruth Thompson is a specialist on Bengali language structures with many years of experience of teaching Bengali at SOAS in London. She is author of Bengali: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge), Bengali published by John Benjamins in Amsterdam, and Beginner's Bengali (Bangla) with Audio CD, Bengali Dictionary & Phrasebook and Bengali Practical Dictionary, all published by Hippocrene Books.