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Soma Paul (2003). Composition of Compound Verbs in Bangla.

URL: http://edvarda.hf.ntnu.no/ling/tross/paul.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2423&langcode=ben (2019-08-20).


Example #1:

    3. ritu rOma-r     ghOr Saj-iye     di-l-o
    Ritu Rama-gen room decorate-cp give-3 pt
    `Ritu decorated Ramaa's room'
Example #2:

    4. age nije-r ghOr Saj-iye         ni-i /?dii, tarpOr tomar-Ta Saj-iye de-bo
    First self-gen room decorate-cp take-1 pr then your-cl decorate-cp give-3ft
    `Let me first decorate my room, then I will do yours'
Example #3:

    5. kOyekghOnTa-r moddhe ritu ghOr-Ta Saj-iye         phel-l-o
    few hours-gen within Ritu room-cl decorate-cp drop-3 pt
Example #4:

    b. ami age bole nii,         tarpOr tomar pala
    I first say-cp take-1 pr then your turn
    `Let me say first, then comes your turn'
Example #5:

    b. lok-Ta amar kach theke păcSo       Taka ni-ye char-l-o
    man-cl mine near from five hundred rupees take-cp leave-3 pt
    from me'
Example #6:

    b. ritu Sobar majhe kOtha-Ta bol-e boS-l-o
    Ritu all-gen among word-cl say-cp sit-3 pt
    `Ritu broke the secret unexpectedly amidist all (implying she should not
Example #7:

    b. ritu kOyek ghOnTa-r moddhe kajTa kor-e phel-l-o
    Ritu few hour-gen within work-cl do-cp drop-3 pt
    `Ritu finished her work within few hours (showing her ability)'
Example #8:

    b. ritu ghOrdor pray guchiye                  en-eche
    Ritu house almost put (things) in order bring-3 pr pft
    `Ritu has almost put things in order in the house'
Example #9:

    21a. chele-Ta benc-er opor dăRa-lo
    boy-cl bench-gen on stand-3 pt
    `The boy stood on the bench'
Example #10:

    b. bEpar-Ta khub joTil hoy-e dăra-lo
    matter-cl very complex be-cp stand-3 pt
    `The matter turned out to be very serious'
Example #11:

    b. ma Sarajibon SonSar-er jonne kheTe               mor-l-en
    mother whole life family-gen for work hard-cp die-3 pt
    `Mother worked the whole of her life for the family in vain'
Example #12:

    23a. meye-Ta Saradin nec-e          bEra-cche
    girl-cl whole day dance-cp roam-3 pr cont
    `The girl is dancing around the whole day'
Example #13:

    25a. tumi Ojothai cciye mor-cho,         keu tomar kOtha Sun-b-e na
    you in vain shout-cp die-2 pr cont nobody your word hear-3 ft not
    `You are shouting in vain, nobody will hear you'
Example #14:

    25a. ritu Ekdiner      moddhe lekhaTa SeS kor-eche
    Ritu one day-gen in        writing-cl finish do-3 pr pft
    `Ritu finished the writing within one day'