Talk:Bengali dialects

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Western accents[edit]

I think someone needs to work on the accents spoken in West Bengal. Only accents from Bangladeshi regions currently have samples. Also, I think the sentence chosen wasn't very good because it doesn't denote the main differences in the East-West divide. Something like "Manush akasher dike takiye cha(n)d dekhchhilo"/"Mainshe asmaner dihe tahaye chad dakhtesilo"/etc would be better since it shows the "change of vowel position within words", "shortening of verbs in the West", "lack of nasal sound in the East" and also "use of Perso-Arabic words in the East" in one sentence. :) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.93.192.44 (talk) 01:20, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

I agree, but I wanted to stick to using examples from published work, instead of making up my own sentence, even though I agree that the sentence you put together would be more representative of the various differences across the dialect continuum. I could even add in my own family's pronunciation just for fun! মাইন্‌শে আকাশের্‌ দিকে তাকায়্‌ চান্দ্‌ দেক্‌তেসিলো Mainshe akasher dike takae chand dektesilo (মানুষে আকাশের দিকে তাকাইয়া চাঁদ দেখিতেছিল). --SameerKhan (talk) 10:21, 10 February 2008 (UTC)
These things are always so tricky. I'm not a linguist but I'm sure there's not a lot of published work on the accents of Bengali. Unfortunately WP wouldn't be very happy if all the Bengali editors on WP just started adding their own accents - original research, etc. Meh... I added my local dialect on the list, but I guess it shouldn't be there since it's original research. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.229.160.166 (talk) 07:16, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

Rajbangshi[edit]

Is not this a dialect of Bengali language? This whole article is flowed.Ovsek (talk) 04:24, 21 February 2014 (UTC)

Bangladeshi Influence[edit]

The entire article has an overwhelming bangladeshi influence. One should remember that Bengal does not mean Bangladesh alone, it means West Bengal and Tripura along with bangladesh. Where are the Indian Bengali Dialects????? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pratyaykundu (talkcontribs) 06:46, 20 April 2014 (UTC)