In Bengali language, a simple sentence is formed by an independent clause or principal clause.
Basic Structural Difference between Bengali and English Language[edit | edit source]
The basic sentence pattern[edit | edit source]
The basic sentence pattern in English is subject +verb + object (SVO), whereas in Bengali it is- subject+ object + verb (SOV).
English: I (S) eat (V) rice (O).
Bengali: আমি (S) ভাত (O) খাই (V).
Auxiliary verb[edit | edit source]
Auxiliary verb is absent in Bengali language.
English: I (Pronoun) am (Auxiliary verb) reading (Main verb) a (Article) book (Noun).
Bengali: আমি (Pronoun) একটি(Article) বই(Noun) পড়ছি(Main verb).
Preposition[edit | edit source]
Preposition is a word placed before a noun orpronoun or a noun-equivalent to show its relation toany other word of the sentence. In Bengali language, bibhakti will be place after noun or pronoun or a noun-equivalent.
English: The man sat on the chair.
Bengali: লোকটি চেয়ারটিতে বসল. Here 'তে (te)' is bibhakti