Varna Parichay

Varna Parichay is a primer of the bangla language written for the language beginner by Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar in 1855. This was the first book designed on logical principles to teach the Bangla alphabet to the beginners systematically. The first part of the book is divided into 25 different lessons on vowels, consonants, words, phrases and sentences etc. The second part, split into 10 lessons, teaches conjuncts, phrases and sentences with the conjuncts, phalas (dependent consonant forms), numbers, enumeration and exhortative essays. [Praphulla Kumar Bhabuk]