Assamese

Assamese
noun (plural Assamese) Date: 1826 1. a native or inhabitant of Assam, India 2. the Indo-Aryan language of Assam • Assamese adjective

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  • Assamese — refers to related/associated to or belonging to Assam or the people/culture of Assam . It could mean any of the following or more:* Assamese people * Assamese language * Assamese script * People of Assam * * Culture of AssamSee also …   Wikipedia

  • Assamese — [as΄ə mēz′, as΄əmēs′] n. 1. pl. Assamese a person born or living in Assam 2. the Indo Aryan language spoken in Assam adj. of Assam or its people, language, or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Assamese — As sam*ese , a. Of or pertaining to Assam, a province of British India, or to its inhabitants. n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Assam. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assamese — 1. adjective a) Of, from or relating to the northeast Indian state of Assam, or the region for which it is named Only 3 in 5 Assamese (citizens of Assam) are linguistic Assamese b) In or relating to its majority peoples Indo Iranian language 2.… …   Wiktionary

  • Assamese — As•sa•mese [[t]ˌæs əˈmiz, ˈmis[/t]] n. pl. mese, adj. 1) peo an Indo Aryan language spoken in Assam 2) peo a native or inhabitant of Assam, esp. a native speaker of Assamese 3) peo of or pertaining to Assam, the Assamese, or the Indo Aryan… …   From formal English to slang

  • Assamese — /æsəˈmiz/ (say asuh meez) adjective 1. of or relating to Assam. –noun 2. (plural Assamese) a native or inhabitant of Assam. 3. the Assamese people collectively. 4. an Indo European language spoken in north eastern India, related to Bengali,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Assamese — /as euh meez , mees /, adj., n., pl. Assamese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Assam. 3. an Indic language of Assam. [1820 30; ASSAM + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Assamese — I noun 1. native or inhabitant of the state of Assam in northeastern India • Hypernyms: ↑Indian 2. the Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people; closely related to Bengali • Syn: ↑Asamiya • Hypernyms: ↑Magadhan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Assamese — ISO 639 3 Code : asm ISO 639 2/B Code : asm ISO 639 2/T Code : asm ISO 639 1 Code : as Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Assamese — [ˌasə mi:z] noun (plural same) 1》 a native or inhabitant of the state of Assam in India. 2》 the official language of Assam, an Indic language related to Bengali. adjective relating to Assam, its people, or their language …   English new terms dictionary

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