A Bilingual Dictionary of Words & Phrases

(English-Bengali)

...an easy guide to Bengali words, phrases and their pronunciation

 

 

 

"Wisdom, you will agree, is the pursuit of completeness; it is in blending life's diverse work with the joy of living...in Santiniketan, therefore, we provide our own entertainment and we consider it a part of education to collaborate in perfecting beauty. ....

In this we are following the ancient wisdom of China and India; the Tao, or True Path, was the golden road uniting arduous service with music and merriment. Thus in the hardest hours of trial you have never lost the dower of spiritual gaiety which has refreshed your manhood and attended upon your great flowerings of civilisation.... " [R. Tagore, Art in Education]

 

Musical Instruments - 1

                                                                                                                           

SERIAL

NO.

ENGLISH WORD/ PHRASE

[Many names are transliterated]

IMAGE BENGALI EQUIVALENT IN BENGALI TRANS-

LITERATION IN ENGLISH

PRONUNCIATION
361. Vichitra veena

বিচিত্র বীণা bichitro beena
362. Conch shell

শঙ্খ / শাঁখ sankho / sankh
363. Damaru

 

ডমরু damaru
364. Dhak                     

ঢাক dhak
365. Dhol

ঢোল dhol
366. Dholak

ঢোলক dholak
367. Dilruba

দিলরুবা dilruba
368. Dotara

দোতারা dotara
369. Ektara

একতারা ektara
370. Esraj

এস্রাজ esraj
371. Flute

বাঁশরি / বাঁশি bansori / banshi
372. Ghatam

ঘটম্ ghatam
373. Ankle bells

ঘুঙুর ghungur
374. Harmonium

হারমোনিয়াম harmonium
375. Jalataranga

জলতরঙ্গ jalatarango

376. Kartal

করতাল kartal
377. Khol

খোল khol
378. Madal

মাদল madal
379. Mandolin

ম্যাণ্ডোলিন mandolin
380. Manjira

মঞ্জিরা manjira
381. Mridanga

মৃদঙ্গ mridanga
382. Pakhwaj

পাখোয়াজ pakhowaj
383. Rhbab

রুবাব rubab
384. Rudra veena

রুদ্রবীণা rudrabina
385. Santoor

সন্তুর santoor
386. Sarengi

সারেঙ্গি sarengi
387. Sarod

সরোদ sarod
388. Shehnai সানাই sanai
389. Sitar সেতার setar
390. Snake-charmer's flute সাপুড়ের বাঁশি sapurer banshi

                         

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