- of or relating to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language.
Origin of Assamese
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Assamese, again an English word, is spoken in the Assam Valley.
But, son, I am angry that thou shouldst meddle in the business that belongs to these dirty Assamese jungle folk.The Jungle Book
There is no single Assamese nationality, and the Assamese language is merely a modern dialect of Bengali.
The habits of life of the Assamese peasantry are pre-eminently domestic.
Naga is a name given by the inhabitants of the plains, and in the Assamese language means “naked.”My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills
- the state language of Assam, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Bengali
- plural -mese a native or inhabitant of Assam
- of or relating to Assam, its people, or their language
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