Bengali Plural

If you're trying to learn Bengali Plural you will find some useful resources including a course about Plural and Singular... to help you with your Bengali grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Bengali. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Bengali Plural

Learning the Bengali Plural is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Bengali language. But first we need to know what the role of Plural is in the structure of the grammar in Bengali.

Bengali Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers.

Grammar Tips:

While in English, the plural is formed by adding (s) to the singular. In Bengali, to form the plural of nouns and adjectives we add (-gulo, -guli, ra, bohu, kichhu, koyek) to words. Or sometimes (anek) is prefixed to the word. Here are some examples:

Ekjon bandhu (one friend), Bandhuguli/ bandhugulo (those friends), anek bandhu (many friends), bandhura (friends)

Eqti nari (one woman) becomes: koyekjon nari (some women)

Eta amar laal gaari (this is my red car) becomes: ei amaar laal gaariguli (these are my red cars)


Here are some examples:

English PluralBengali Plural
Pluralbohubochon - বওহুবওচওন্
my bookamar boi - অমর্ বওই
my booksamar boi gulo - অমর্ বওই গুলও
our daughteramader konna - অমডএর্ কওন্ন
our daughtersamader konnara - অমডএর্ কওন্নর
I'm coldami shitol - অমি শিটওল্
we're coldamora shitol - অমওর শিটওল্
his chickenstar murgir bassa gulo - টর্ মুর্গির্ বস্স গুলও
their chickentahader murgir bassa gulo - টহডএর্ মুর্গির্ বস্স গুলও

Notice the structure of the Plural in Bengali.

List of Plurals in Bengali

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Bengali placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Bengali vocabulary.

English PluralBengali Plural
alligatoramerican kumir - অমএরিcঅন্ কুমির্
alligatorsamerican kumir gulo - অমএরিcঅন্ কুমির্ গুলও
bearbohon kora - বওহওন্ কওর
bearsbohon kora - বওহওন্ কওর
birdpakhi - পখি
birdspakhi gulo - পখি গুলও
bullbis, sar - বিস্, সর্
bullsbasur, soto goru - বসুর্, সওটও গওরু
catbiral - বিরল্
catsbiral gulo - বিরল্ গুলও
cowgavi - গবি
cowsgavi gulo - গবি গুলও
deerhorin - হওরিন্
many deeraunek horin - ঔনএক্ হওরিন্
dogkukur - কুকুর্
dogskukur gulo - কুকুর্ গুলও
donkeygadda - গড্ড
donkeysgadda gulo - গড্ড গুলও
eagleigol pakhi - ইগওল্ পখি
eaglesigol pakhi gulo - ইগওল্ পখি গুলও
elephanthati - হটি
elephantshati gulo - হটি গুলও
giraffeziraff (ak jatio lamba prani) - zইরff (অক্ জটিও লম্ব প্রনি)
giraffesziraff gulo (ak jatio lamba prani) - zইরff গুলও (অক্ জটিও লম্ব প্রনি)
goatsagol - সগওল্
goatssagol gulo - সগওল্ গুলও
horseghora - ঘওর
horsesghora gulo - ঘওর গুলও
lionsingho - সিন্ঘও
lionssingho gulo - সিন্ঘও গুলও
monkeybanor - বনওর্
monkeysbanor gulo - বনওর্ গুলও
mouseidur - ইডুর্
micesoto idur - সওটও ইডুর্
rabbitkhorgos - খওর্গওস্
rabbitskhorgos gulo - খওর্গওস্ গুলও
snakesap - সপ্
snakessap gulo - সপ্ গুলও
tigerbagh - বঘ্
tigersbagh gulo - বঘ্ গুলও
wolfnekre bagh - নএক্রএ বঘ্
wolvesnekre bagh gulo - নএক্রএ বঘ্ গুলও

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Bengali. Once you're done with the Bangla Plural, you might want to check the rest of our Bengali lessons here: Learn Bengali. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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