- of or relating to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language.
Origin of Assamese
Examples from the Web for assamese
Historical Examples of assamese
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.
The slightest personal acquaintance with the Assamese and their language, would have dispelled this myth for ever.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