ashash: assurance
Bijoy Dibosh: Victory Day
birangona: war heroine
Bongobondhu: another name for Sheikh Mujib, which means friend
of Bengal
buddhijibis: intellectuals
chakhash: meeting (with the prime minister)
crore koti: equivalent to ten million
ghotona: event , incident (i.e., rape)
Joi Bangla: Victory to Bengal
khota: scornful remarks which reminds one of an unpleasant event
lakh: one hundred thousand
muktijoddha: liberation fighter
Muktijuddho: Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971
razakar: collaborator
shomaj: a unit in the village consisting of a few households
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