Hikayat Perintah Negeri Benggala
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PNB 56:3 `adalat Urdu:  `adālat, here:  ‘court of justice’
PNB 122:21 ana [1/16 rupee]
PNB 84:13 Ardali Urdu:  ardalī, ‘orderly’
PNB 106:36 Ardili Urdu:  ardalī, ‘orderly’
PNB 46:29 Armani = Armenian
PNB 42:29 asa badar Urdu:  asi-bardār, ‘sword bearer’
PNB 58:12 Awadi Urdu:  awadhi, ‘from Oudh’
PNB 98:26 Baddinat Budināth Roy
PNB 120:37 Badi barā, ‘great’
PNB 44:31 Badi Bajar Barā  bāzār
PNB 92:38 Badi Bajar Barā  Bāzār
PNB 108:5 Badi Sahib ? Urdu:  barā  sāhib, ‘great man’
PNB 120:26 bajera Urdu:  bajrā, ‘barge’
PNB 42:30 bala bardar Urdu:  bhālā-bardār, 'spear bearer
PNB 114:23 banam Urdu:  bānā, Tamil:  bānam, ‘fireworks’
PNB 114:13 bandil Kedah dialect hypercorrect:  bandi
PNB 74:39 banggi Urdu:  bhāngī, ‘of cannabis’
PNB 78:29 bangku Urdu:  bānk, ‘dagger’
PNB 140:30 Barpur Bhāratpūr
PNB 80:12 Barut Khana Urdu:  bārūt-khāana, ‘gunpowder store’
PNB 60:21 batiar Urdu:  bhathiyār, ‘tavern keeper’
PNB 130:9 Batiar Khana Urdu:  bhathiyār-khānah, ‘low tavern’
PNB 44:21 berdengun Kedah dialect = berdengung
PNB 40:23 berkandas Urdu:  barqandāz, ‘armed policeman’
PNB 126:11 bibi Urdu:  bībī, ‘lady’
PNB 78:29 bicua Urdu:  bichwā, ‘small curved dagger’
PNB 74:18 bisti Urdu:  bhīstī, ‘water carrier’
PNB 52:25 Botol Khana Urdu:  baithak-khāna, ‘meeting place’
PNB 140:19 Cadgam Urdu:  catagām, ‘four villages’
PNB 88:19 camar Urdu:  camār, ‘leather worker’
PNB 100:30 Cani Nagar Urdu:  Candra Nagar, ‘Chandernagore’
PNB 56:17 carkhana Urdu:  cārkhāna, ‘chequered muslin’
PNB 40:24 caukidar Urdu also:  caukidar, ‘watchman’
PNB 128:33 Cauku Urdu:  cawk, ‘market’
PNB 138:21 cengking ? cengkering
PNB 118:27 Cicuda Cuncūda, ‘Chinsura’
PNB 46:32 Cina Bajar China Bazar
PNB 42:30 cupadar Urdu:  cob-dār, ‘silver staff bearer’
PNB 114:3 Dabdabi Dhābdhābī
PNB 68:29 Dakka ‘a seaman’
PNB 128:8 Dali Bat Syah Dali;  Urdu:  pādishāh, ‘emperor’
PNB 50:4 Daramtali Dharmatala
PNB 50:14 Daramtali Dharmatala
PNB 90:13 Daramtalo Dharmatala
PNB 88:16 darma Urdu:  darmā, ‘woven mat’
PNB 68:28 dipinasakan dibinasakan
PNB 56:17 doria Urdu:  doriyā, ‘muslin with stripes’
PNB 32:2 Gaji Sab Ghāzī  Sahéb
PNB 106:39 Ganja Urdu:  ganj, '[grain] market'
PNB 118:24 gatat ? Sanskrit;  ghātaka, 'singer of the Purānas
PNB 38:9 gaz [about a metre]
PNB 80:28 gebala Kedah dialect:  gembala
PNB 70:8 gemira Kedah dialect:  gembira
PNB 98:20 Gireti Urdu:  Gaur-hattī
PNB 90:5 goalin Urdu:  goālā, ‘cowherd, a caste designation’
PNB 124:29 gurik ? Urdu:  gaurī, ‘rum’
PNB 58:27 hajeri Anlgo-Indian:  hazri, ‘breakfast’
PNB 114:18 Handuman hypercorrect:  Hanuman
PNB 28:30 harkati h.r.k.a.t.y, ? from Arabic:  h.r.k.h, ‘movement’
PNB 54:16 hat Urdu:  hāt, ‘market’
PNB 108:10 Hat Urdu:  Bībī  hāt, ‘women's market’
PNB 42:29 huka bardar huqqa-bardār, ‘hookah bearer’
PNB 150:9 Idelir Dutch:  Edeleer, ‘honourable sir’
PNB 142:11 Injaman Indiaman
PNB 56:17 jamdani Urdu:  jāmdānī, ‘figured muslin’
PNB 114:38 Jatera yātrā, ‘journey’
PNB 70:16 jerji English:   judge
PNB 34:18 kajuri Urdu:  khajūr, khajūriā, ‘wild date’
PNB 46:7 kalai Urdu:  qala`i, ‘tin plate’
PNB 54:9 kalapula ? Urdu:  kalla-phūlā, ‘puffed-out head’
PNB 146:40 kamar q.m.r, ? Arabic:  khamr, ‘liquor’
PNB 70:1 kamsil English:  council
PNB 42:31 kansama Urdu:  khānsāman, ‘butler’
PNB 58:28 kansama Urdu:  khānsāman, ‘butler’
PNB 110:31 kasai Urdu:  qasāī, ‘butcher’
PNB 40:3 kasamah Urdu:  khānsāman, ‘butler’
PNB 126:11 kasbi Urdu:  kasbī, ‘prostitute’
PNB 146:32 kateri English:  country
PNB 148:20 kateri English:  country
PNB 58:11 Kayit Urdu:  kāyath, ‘the writer caste’
PNB 38:36 kemetan komandan
PNB 42:31 kesmadar Urdu:  khidmatgār, ‘servant’
PNB 58:28 kesmadar Urdu:  khidmatgār, ‘servant’
PNB 124:25 kesmadar Urdu:  khidmatgār, ‘servant’
PNB 28:3 keti k.a.t.y
PNB 38:26 keti as:   kati
PNB 56:34 keti as:   kati
PNB 78:17 keti as:   kati
PNB 80:20, 80:21, 80:36 keti as:   kati
PNB 82:1 keti as:   kati
PNB 118:12 keti as:   kati
PNB 118:21 keti as:   kati
PNB 110:7 khayal[l]ah as:   kayal[l]ah
PNB 74:13 kodi Urdu:  kauri, ‘cowrie’, 320 = 1 anna
PNB 62:30 kodza khoja
PNB 62:40 kodza khoja
PNB 62:40 kodza khoja
PNB 64:3 kodza khoja
PNB 64:4 kodza khoja
PNB 66:18 kodza khoja
PNB 66:22 kodza khoja
PNB 66:31 kodza khoja
PNB 66:32 kodza khoja
PNB 66:36 kodza khoja
PNB 72:17 kodza khoja
PNB 32:15 kos [about 2 miles]
PNB 78:24 kucmin English:  ‘coachman’
PNB 88:17 kudal Kedah dialect backformation:  kudai
PNB 94:10 Kula Urdu:  hāt, ‘market’, khulā, ‘public’
PNB 64:19 kulana kelana
PNB 32:19 Kulpi or:  Kalpi
PNB 122:25 kurik ? kuri, ‘water vessel’
PNB 54:2 lakka Urdu:  laqā, ‘fantail pigeon’
PNB 46:15 lincin Kedah dialect:  licin
PNB 54:13 lotan Udru:  lotan, ‘ground tumbler’
PNB 56:8 Macua Bajar from Urdu:  machwā, ‘fishmonger’
PNB 52:28 maida Urdu:  maida(h), ‘fine flour’
PNB 96:14 malik Urdu:  mālī, ‘garderner’
PNB 122:20 man [about 80 pounds, 33 kg]
PNB 48:13 mangga ? Urdu:  mankā, ‘bead’
PNB 88:4 mangga m.ng.k.a
PNB 114:34 matab Urdu:  mahtāb, ‘a kind of fireworks’
PNB 130:25 matabi Urdu:  mahtābī, ‘brocade’
PNB 80:28 mautin from Urdu:  mahaut, ‘elephant driver’
PNB 38:14 melawati i.e.  baluarti
PNB 146:31 menewar m.n.w.a.r
PNB 88:32 menyapai mencapai
PNB 110:31 menyemelih Kedah dialect:  menyembelih
PNB 44:19 métar Urdu:  mehtar, term for those in outcaste professions
PNB 52:36 metawi Urdu:  mithāī, ‘a sweet’
PNB 64:27 mia Urdu:  miyān, ‘master, sir’
PNB 82:29 mohan mala Urdu:  mohan mālā, ‘necklace of golden beads interspersed with corals, pearls etc.’
PNB 144:16 Moris Mauritius
PNB 58:21 mukena Urdu:  miqna`, ‘veil of muslin’
PNB 54:4 mukki Urdu:  mukkhī, ‘pouter pigeon’
PNB 150:20 Musa ? Monsieur
PNB 48:18 nada Urdu:  nārā, ‘tape’
PNB 88:18 naica Urdu:  naica, ‘snake, tube of hookah’
PNB 46:24 Namasli n.m.s.l.y
PNB 122:32 nati Urdu:  natthī, ‘string’
PNB 140:19 Nijam Nizam
PNB 84:14 palatan Urdu:  paltan, English:  platoon
PNB 48:7 palki Urdu:  pālkī, ‘litter, sedan’
PNB 116:6 pasmé Dutch:  passement, ‘trimming’
PNB 78:29 pata Urdu:  patā, ‘long double-edged sword’
PNB 142:12 peregét frigate
PNB 148:10 petului p.t.w.l.w.y, ? patulé, ‘clan’
PNB 126:33 Pujari Urdu pujārī, ‘temple priest’
PNB 80:40 Rajput as:   Rajiput
PNB 72:33 Rasta Urdu:  rāstā, ‘road’
PNB 38:26 Rasyipitarana ? Rajputana
PNB 26:8 Robart Eskat Robert Scott
PNB 30:1 Sagar Saugor Island
PNB 120:26 sambuk Arabic:  sunbuk, ‘barge, skiff’
PNB 98:3 sangki Kedah dialect:  sangkil
PNB 74:38 sarkal Urdu:  sarkār, ‘head of affairs’
PNB 82:40 Sérampur Serampore
PNB 26:15 Seri Bedola Sirāj al-Daulah
PNB 112:22 Sip Tal Sib Tolā
PNB 54:7 siraju Urdu:  shīrāzī, ‘pigeons with coloured plumage’
PNB 38:23 sojar English:  soldier
PNB 48:26 sola Urdu:  solā
PNB 78:24 subar Urdu:  suwār, ‘cavalryman’
PNB 114:21 Subirat i.e.  Syaaban, referring to Shab-e-Barāt festival on 14 Syaaban
PNB 42:29 suta bardar Urdu:  sonta-bardār, ‘staff bearer’
PNB 56:21 takai Kedah dialect:  takal
PNB 114:12 Takur Urdu:  thākur, ‘a god’
PNB 36:32 Tamlun Kari Tamluk
PNB 40:18 tana Urdu:  thānā, ‘police station’
PNB 92:35 ta`sir for:  taqsīr, ‘negligent’
PNB 88:24 télin Urdu:  telī, ‘oil grinder’
PNB 78:24 turub English:  troop
PNB 46:17 yanca Hokkien:  yan chiah, ‘smoking’