of or relating to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language.
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How to use Assamese in a sentence
The boy, Sheikh Farid, was hit when police opened fire at Bengali Muslim villagers protesting the forced eviction from their land that the government now wants to give to Assamese Hindus, whom it calls the “indigenous community.”
Much to the discontent of the ethnic Assamese, the migrations have continued in recent decades as a result of the violent partition of the subcontinent, economic hardship, political instability and wars in what is now known as Bangladesh.
The state’s population grew throughout the century, inspiring a vocal movement of Assamese citizens against Bengali-speaking migrants.India’s Anti-Immigrant Crackdown Has Torn Apart Families and Locked Up Hundreds. 1.9 Million People Fear They Could Be Next | Neha Thirani Bagri/Dalgaon, India | September 6, 2021 | Time
There is no single Assamese nationality, and the Assamese language is merely a modern dialect of Bengali.
The Assamese are an interesting race, of distinct origin from the neighbouring Bengalis.
The Aryans of India have exogamy but not totemism, and this is true in part of the Assamese.Introduction to the History of Religions | Crawford Howell Toy
Assamese, again an English word, is spoken in the Assam Valley.
One Assamese slave is among the inhabitants, who was sold when a boy.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The | William Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for Assamese
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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