noun (plural Assamese) Date: 1826 1. a native or inhabitant of Assam, India 2. the Indo-Aryan language of Assam • Assamese adjective

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  • Assamese — refers to related/associated to or belonging to Assam or the people/culture of Assam . It could mean any of the following or more:* Assamese people * Assamese language * Assamese script * People of Assam * * Culture of AssamSee also …   Wikipedia

  • Assamese — [as΄ə mēz′, as΄əmēs′] n. 1. pl. Assamese a person born or living in Assam 2. the Indo Aryan language spoken in Assam adj. of Assam or its people, language, or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Assamese — As sam*ese , a. Of or pertaining to Assam, a province of British India, or to its inhabitants. n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Assam. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assamese — 1. adjective a) Of, from or relating to the northeast Indian state of Assam, or the region for which it is named Only 3 in 5 Assamese (citizens of Assam) are linguistic Assamese b) In or relating to its majority peoples Indo Iranian language 2.… …   Wiktionary

  • Assamese — As•sa•mese [[t]ˌæs əˈmiz, ˈmis[/t]] n. pl. mese, adj. 1) peo an Indo Aryan language spoken in Assam 2) peo a native or inhabitant of Assam, esp. a native speaker of Assamese 3) peo of or pertaining to Assam, the Assamese, or the Indo Aryan… …   From formal English to slang

  • Assamese — /æsəˈmiz/ (say asuh meez) adjective 1. of or relating to Assam. –noun 2. (plural Assamese) a native or inhabitant of Assam. 3. the Assamese people collectively. 4. an Indo European language spoken in north eastern India, related to Bengali,… …  

  • Assamese — /as euh meez , mees /, adj., n., pl. Assamese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Assam, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Assam. 3. an Indic language of Assam. [1820 30; ASSAM + ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Assamese — I noun 1. native or inhabitant of the state of Assam in northeastern India • Hypernyms: ↑Indian 2. the Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people; closely related to Bengali • Syn: ↑Asamiya • Hypernyms: ↑Magadhan …   Useful english dictionary

  • Assamese language — Assamese অসমীয়া Ôxômiya Spoken in India, Bhutan US (Delaware, New Jersey New York) Region Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland (Assamese or a dialogue variant of Assamese …   Wikipedia

  • Assamese literature — is the entire corpus of poetry, novels, short stories, documents etc written in the Assamese language. It also includes such writings and popular ballads in the older forms of the language during its evolution to the contemporary form. The rich… …   Wikipedia

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