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Bengali, AKA Bengla is an Indo-Aryan language, has approximately 280 million speakers around the world; the language is widely spoken in Bangladesh as well as the national and official language of that country. The Bengali language has roots that trace all the way back to Sanskrit and Prakrit, with Sanskrit influencing the vernacular of the Bengal language. With the arrival of traders, Bengali was influenced by Arabic, Persian, and Turkic languages. The Modern form of Literary Bengali developed in the 19th and 20th Centuries and was based on the West-Central spoken dialect in the Nadia region.

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The Bengali translations were translated by multiple translators and published by Ankur Prakashani in 2003. These translations are typically somewhat hard to find outside of the Bengali speaking area. That said, sometimes they show up in foreign language bookstores and and on e-commerce sites. The copies are not particularly well made, which is why most of them are only in acceptable condition despite being new and unread. Moreover, the translation is not well done I've been told a by a few people. I have heard from a Bengali speaker that the 1st book's chapter title is misspelled and that the same book's 1st sentence is missing a verb. Additionally, Mr. Filch is married to Mrs. Norris. There are also many other grammatical issues. I cannot speak to how true any of these issues are as I don't read not speak Bengali, so if you know differently, please let me know.

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হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য ফিলোসফার্স স্টোন

 ISBN: 9844640911

Bengali Translation Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য ফিলোসফার্স স্টোন

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য চেম্বার অব সিক্রেটস

Bengali Harry Potter Chamber of Secrets; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য চেম্বার অব সিক্রেটস

ISBN: 9789844641037

The 1st Edition Bengali books are published using a mix of 1st edition US and UK art; I've been told (haven't seen) that book 3 was also published using Cliff Wright art as well. The Bengali books are notoriously poorly made, unfortunately.

A 2nd edition was published as well using the UK Jonny Duddle cover art; I've heard from people who own these Bengali Duddle books that they are also not well made.

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য প্রিজনার অব আজকাবান

ISBN: 9844641152

Bengali Harry Potter and the Prisoner o Azkaban; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য প্রিজনার অব আজকাবান

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য গবলেট অব ফায়ার

ISBN: 9786000788964

Bengali Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য গবলেট অব ফায়ার

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দি অর্ডার অব দ্য ফিনিক্স

ISBN: 978984464172

Bengali Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দি অর্ডার অব দ্য ফিনিক্স

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য হাফ ব্লাড প্রিন্স

ISBN: 9844642018

Bengali Transation Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য হাফ ব্লাড প্রিন্স

হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য ডেথলি হ্যালোজ

ISBN: 9844642018

Bengali Translation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; হ্যারি পটার এন্ড দ্য ডেথলি হ্যালোজ
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