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Assamese

[ as-uh-meez, -mees ]
/ ˌæs əˈmiz, -ˈmis /
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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.
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Origin of Assamese

First recorded in 1820–30; Assam + -ese
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British Dictionary definitions for Assamese

Assamese
/ (ˌæsəˈmiːz) /

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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