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BengaliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Bengali মাইয়া (māïyā), from Sanskrit মাতৃকা (mā́tṛkā), from মাতৃ (mā́tṛ, mother). Cognate with Assamese মাই (mai).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

মেয়ে (meẏe)

  1. girl
  2. daughter

InflectionEdit

Inflection of মেয়ে
nominative মেয়ে
meẏe
objective মেয়েকে
meẏeke
genitive মেয়ের
meẏer
Indefinite forms
nominative মেয়ে
meẏe
objective মেয়েকে
meẏeke
genitive মেয়ের
meẏer
Definite forms
singular plural
nominative মেয়েটা, মেয়েটি
meẏeṭa (colloquial), meẏeṭi (formal)
মেয়েরা
meẏera
objective মেয়েটাকে, মেয়েটিকে
meẏeṭake (colloquial), meẏeṭike (formal)
মেয়েদের(কে)
meẏeder(ke)
genitive মেয়েটার, মেয়েটির
meẏeṭar (colloquial), meẏeṭir (formal)
মেয়েদের
meẏeder
Objective Note: In some dialects -রে (-re) marks this case instead of -কে (-ke).

AdjectiveEdit

মেয়ে (meẏe)

  1. (attributive) she-, female