How to use the indefinite article in Bengali

How to use the indefinite article in Bengali

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Bengali? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Bengali lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Bengali indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The English indefinite article 'a' does not exist in Bengali. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.


ek jan bondhu
a friend
ek ta māsa
a month
ek ta paribāra
a family
ek jan bhā'i
a brother
ek jan putra
a son
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