Hindi edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From बंगाल (baṅgāl) +‎ -आ (). Alternatively from বাংলা.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /bəŋ.ɡlɑː/, [bɐ̃ŋ.ɡläː]

Proper noun edit

बंगला (baṅglāf (Urdu spellingبنگلہ⁩)

  1. Bengali (language)
    Synonym: बंगाली (baṅgālī)
    • 1998, Rājamaṇi Śarmā, हिन्दी भाषा: इतिहास और स्वरूप [Hindi language: history and form], New Delhi: Vani Prakashan, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 99, →ISBN:
      बंगला भाषा के समृद्ध साहित्य के कारण असमी का विकास अवरुद्ध सा हो गया था।
      baṅglā bhāṣā ke samŕddh sāhitya ke kāraṇ asmī kā vikās avruddh sā ho gayā thā.
      Because of the rich literature of the Bengali language, the development of Assamese became somewhat hindered.

Declension edit

Adjective edit

बंगला (baṅglā) (indeclinable)

  1. Bengali
    Synonym: बंगाली (baṅgālī)
    • 2003, Rajaram Bhadu, धर्मसत्ता और प्रतिरोध की संस्कृति [Culture of resistance and theocracy][1], Rajkamal Prakashan, →ISBN, page 105, →ISBN:
      … यह है बंगला संस्कृति की शुद्धता और बंगला अस्मिता की अभिव्यक्ति।
      … yah hai baṅglā sanskŕti kī śuddhatā aur baṅglā asmitā kī abhivyakti.
      This is the purity of Bengali culture and expression of Bengali self-identity.

Noun edit

बंगला (baṅglām (Urdu spellingبنگلہ⁩)

  1. a bungalow
    • 2007, Émile Zola, translated by Droane Vir Kohli, उम्मीद है, आएगा वह दिन [There is hope that that day will come][2], New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, →ISBN, page 347, →ISBN:
      साँझ के झुटपुटे में जब सड़क डूब रही थी, तो बँगले के अगवाड़े में पत्थर-ढेले बरसने लगे।
      sāñjh ke jhuṭpuṭe mẽ jab saṛak ḍūb rahī thī, to baṅgle ke agvāṛe mẽ patthar-ḍhele barasne lage.
      In the evening twilight, when the road was sinking, stones and pellets started showering in the front of the bungalow.

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Marathi edit

Etymology edit

From बंगाल (baṅgāl) +‎ -आ ().

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

बंगला (baṅglām

  1. bungalow

Declension edit

Declension of बंगला (masc ā-stem)
direct
singular
बंगला
baṅglā
direct
plural
बंगले
baṅgle
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
nominative
प्रथमा
बंगला
baṅglā
बंगले
baṅgle
oblique
सामान्यरूप
बंगल्या
baṅglyā
बंगल्यां-
baṅglyān-
acc. / dative
द्वितीया / चतुर्थी
बंगल्याला
baṅglyālā
बंगल्यांना
baṅglyānnā
ergative बंगल्याने, बंगल्यानं
baṅglyāne, baṅglyāna
बंगल्यांनी
baṅglyānnī
instrumental बंगल्याशी
baṅglyāśī
बंगल्यांशी
baṅglyānśī
locative
सप्तमी
बंगल्यात
baṅglyāt
बंगल्यांत
baṅglyāt
vocative
संबोधन
बंगल्या
baṅglyā
बंगल्यांनो
baṅglyānno
Oblique Note: The oblique case precedes all postpositions.
There is no space between the stem and the postposition.
Locative Note: -त (-ta) is a postposition.
Genitive declension of बंगला (masc ā-stem)
masculine object
पुल्लिंगी कर्म
feminine object
स्त्रीलिंगी कर्म
neuter object
नपुसकलिंगी कर्म
oblique
सामान्यरूप
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular*
एकवचन
plural
अनेकवचन
singular subject
एकवचनी कर्ता
बंगल्याचा
baṅglyāċā
बंगल्याचे
baṅglyāċe
बंगल्याची
baṅglyācī
बंगल्याच्या
baṅglyācā
बंगल्याचे, बंगल्याचं
baṅglyāċe, baṅglyāċa
बंगल्याची
baṅglyācī
बंगल्याच्या
baṅglyācā
plural subject
अनेकवचनी कर्ता
बंगल्यांचा
baṅglyānċā
बंगल्यांचे
baṅglyānċe
बंगल्यांची
baṅglyāñcī
बंगल्यांच्या
baṅglyāncā
बंगल्यांचे, बंगल्यांचं
baṅglyānċe, baṅglyānċa
बंगल्यांची
baṅglyāñcī
बंगल्यांच्या
baṅglyāñcā
* Note: Word-final (e) in neuter words is alternatively written with the anusvara and pronounced as (a).
Oblique Note: For most postpostions, the oblique genitive can be optionally inserted between the stem and the postposition.

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