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Bengali language

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Prof. Sukumar Sen (সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist and literary historian of the Bengali literature, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.

Linguistics

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Prof. Sukumar Sen (সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist and literary historian of the Bengali literature, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.

Pali

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Prof. Sukumar Sen (সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist and literary historian of the Bengali literature, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.

Prakrit

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Prof. Sukumar Sen (সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist and literary historian of the Bengali literature, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.

Sanskrit

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Prof. Sukumar Sen (সুকুমার সেন; 16 January 1900 – 3 March 1992) was a famous Bengali linguist and literary historian of the Bengali literature, who was also well versed in Pāli, Prakrit and Sanskrit.

Purba Bardhaman district

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His hometown was Gotan, near Shyamsundar in the Purba Bardhaman district.

Suniti Kumar Chatterji

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He became the second Khaira Professor in the Department of Comparative Philology after his mentor, Suniti Kumar Chatterji, in 1954.

Middle Indo-Aryan languages

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He later analysed the syntax of Middle Indo-Aryan in An Outline of Syntax of Middle Indo-Aryan (1950).

Myth

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He contributed significantly to Bengali literature, addressing themes ranging from mythology, the Puranas and crime to horror.

Puranas

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He contributed significantly to Bengali literature, addressing themes ranging from mythology, the Puranas and crime to horror.

Horror fiction

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He contributed significantly to Bengali literature, addressing themes ranging from mythology, the Puranas and crime to horror.

Jharkhand

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In this book, he postulated Jharkhandi as the fifth dialect of the Bengali language.

Etymology

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The Etymological Dictionary of Bengali (in two volumes, 1971) is one of the largest works on historical etymology in any Indian language.

Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore commended the book and wrote the preface.

Sahitya Akademi

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The English edition was published by the Sahitya Akademi in 1960.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru wrote the foreword for this book.

Padma Bhushan

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Other prizes include the Rabindra Puraskar (1963), Ananda Puraskar (1966, 1984), Vidyasagar Puraskar (1981), Desikottam (1982), and the Padma Bhushan (1990).

Jadunath Sarkar

Sir Jadunath SarkarSarkar, JadunathDr. Jadunath Sarkar
The Asiatic Society, Calcutta, awarded him the Jadunath Sarkar Medal.

Bangali (ethnic dialect)

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Dr. Sukumar Sen classified this dialect from other dialects.

History of Bengali literature

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The period is termed Dark Age by linguist Sukumar Sen.

Bengali dialects

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Suniti Kumar Chatterji and Sukumar Sen classified Bengali Dialects in 6 classes by their phonology & pronunciation.

Sailendra Narayana Ghosal Sastri

In his debut book Alok Tirtha, published on 1957, he tried put on the light over many misconceptions of Idolatry, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavad etc. Though many of the conservative Hindus of that time protested him, famous personalities like Soumendranath Tagore, Sukumar Sen (linguist), historian Radha Kumud Mukherjee, philosopher Jagadish Chandra Chattopadhyay, bard Akshay Kumar Boral admired his work.