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10:54 Dec 8, 2007
English to Bengali translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: penetrative/non-penetrative sex
Hello friends in translation!

I am translating a piece on HIV/AIDS where I encountered these words (penetrative/non-penetrative/receptive sex) several times. It does not look nice to repeatedly write: probesh korate hoy/hoy na amon joinokarma প্রবেশ করাতে হয়/হয় না এমন যৌনকর্ম/মিলন.

Can anyone give me one-word or two-word translations which can be used as standard Bengali terms for penetrative or non-penetrative sex?

Please take time, research and give me a thoughtful answer. I am not in hurry. Please do not quote from Bangla Academy or Samsad English-Bangla dictionaries that I have already checked and found no satisfactory translation.

You can also suggest translation of 'receptive sex'.

Thanks in advance.
Lubain Masum
Bangladesh
Local time: 03:56


Summary of answers provided
5প্রবেশিত/অপ্রবেশিত যৌনকর্ম/যৌন মিলন
hira
4প্রবেশসহ/প্রবেশ বিহীন যৌনকর্ম
Ziaur Rahman
3Probessho/Oprobessho jounokriya
Maksuduzzaman Khan
3প্রবেশ করিয়ে/প্রবেশ না করিয়ে যৌনকর্ম
Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
3penetrative/non-penetrative sex
Zahid Shirazi


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penetrative/non-penetrative sex


Explanation:
You cannot find corresponding word in Bangla. You can use this word. or you can translate it as "Lingo probesh koriye/na koriye sahabas" but you have to clarify.

Zahid Shirazi
Bangladesh
Local time: 03:56
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প্রবেশিত/অপ্রবেশিত যৌনকর্ম/যৌন মিলন


Explanation:
You can use the suggested terms. প্রবেশিতের অর্থ হলো প্রবেশ করা/ঢুকানো হয়েছে এমন। I think these are nearest words in Bengali for the above mentioned words.

hira
India
Local time: 03:26
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Native speaker of: Native in AssameseAssamese, Native in BengaliBengali
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Hira, your answer seems reasonable becuase it is one-word translation. However, probeshito is very unfamiliar word and therefore may create confusion. Thank you for your feedback and thought.

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প্রবেশ করিয়ে/প্রবেশ না করিয়ে যৌনকর্ম


Explanation:
You know, this is difficult to decide! The above term is my choice only.

In my personal opinion, it would be better not to use either "যৌনমিলন" or "সহবাস" here because I think both of the terms indicate "penetrative sex" and thus does not fit with "non-penetrative sex".

Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
Bangladesh
Local time: 03:56
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Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
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Notes to answerer
Asker: Saleh bhai, your point is correct. It should only be যৌনকর্ম , NOT "যৌনমিলন" or "সহবাস" in case of non-penetrative sex. Thank you for your feedback and thought.

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Probessho/Oprobessho jounokriya


Explanation:
Dear Masum Bhai,
I think probessho/oprobessho can be the smallest options. Regarding tense, it may become probishto/oprobishto. It may also be a little easy to hide rude formal words. Always using jounokormo or jounokriya may become a bit heavy while sex is a very usual word in English. Plz let me know your opinions.

Maksuduzzaman Khan
Local time: 03:56
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Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
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প্রবেশসহ/প্রবেশ বিহীন যৌনকর্ম


Explanation:
The term প্রবেশ্য means where it can be penetrated, not that penetration has been performed while the term প্রবেশসহ indicates that penetration has been performed. অপ্রবেশ্য and প্রবেশ বিহীন can also be explained in the same way.

Ziaur Rahman
Local time: 03:56
Native speaker of: Bengali
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