Bengali/Asking questions

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Keywords[edit]

  • What? - কী? - ki?
  • Who? - কে? - ke?
  • about? - কখন? - kokhon?
  • Where? - কোথায়? kothay?
  • How? - কীভাবে? - kibhabe?
  • Why? - কেন? kêno?

Phrases[edit]

  • What about you ? - আপনার নাম কী? - apnar nam ki (lit. "your name what?")
  • Where do you live? - আপনি কোথায় থাকেন? apni kothay thaken ("you where live?")
  • How old are you? - আপনার বয়স কত? apnar bôyos kôto ("your age how much?")
  • What is your profession? - আপনার পেশা কী? apnar pesha ki ("your profession what")
  • How do you say "x" in Bangla? - "x"-কে বাংলায় কী বলে? "x"-ke banglay ki bole ("x-accusative marker in Bangla what say?")
  • What does "x" mean? - "x" মানে কী? - "x" mane ki ("x meaning what?")
  • What is this? - এটা কী? - eta ki ("this what?")
  • What is that? - ওটা কী? - ota ki ("that what?")
  • What do you call this? - এটার নাম কী? - etar nam ki ("this-possessive marker name what?")
  • What do you call that? - ওটার নাম কী? - otar nam ki ("that-possessive marker name what?")