I don't understand.

14:20 Jan 29, 2001
English to Bengali translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I don't understand.

Actually I'm surprising some friends by collecting phonetic translations of four simple phrases into as many languages as possible. The other three are:

2. Do you speak English, please?
3. Another beer, please.
4. Where is the bathroom (or toilet)?

This is not a commercial project.

So far I've collected two dozen translations. Bengali is spoken by so many people--I'd love to include it.

Any assistance would be much appreciated!


Lise Broer
Lise Broer

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na“Bujhte parlam na.”



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“Bujhte parlam na.”


“Bujhte parlam na.”

I have located a site, which has the translation of “I don’t understand” and a number of other general phrases (e.g. “Do you speak English?”, etc.) in many languages (as many as 235!!!).

In Bengali, one way of saying “I don’t understand” is “Bujhte parlam na”.

I strongly encourage you to visit


and see, if you can locate more phrases there.



    Reference: http://www.elite.net/~runner/jennifers/understa.htm
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