Assamese

[as-uh-meez, -mees]
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adjective

of or relating to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun, plural As·sa·mese.

a native or inhabitant of Assam.
an Indic language of Assam.

Origin of Assamese

First recorded in 1820–30; Assam + -ese
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Assamese

noun

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

adjective

of or relating to Assam, its people, or their language
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