Assamese



of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their language.
a native or inhabitant of .
an Indic language of .
Historical Examples

Assamese, on the other hand, is remarkably free from these parasites, its vocabulary being mainly tadbhava.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various

But, son, I am angry that thou shouldst meddle in the business that belongs to these dirty Assamese jungle folk.
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling

From what you say, a considerable proportion of the fellows you met up there were Assamese levies, raised by the Burmese.
On the Irrawaddy G. A. Henty

There is no single Assamese nationality, and the Assamese language is merely a modern dialect of Bengali.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

Assamese follows Bengali in its accentuation, but the language has never been the toy of euphuism.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various

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 James Johnstone

The Assamese are an interesting race, of distinct origin from the neighbouring Bengalis.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various

The villagers are Meereps, but seem to bear a small proportion to their Assamese slaves.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

Assamese, again an English word, is spoken in the Assam Valley.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various

The above population consists almost entirely of Singphos and their Assamese slaves, and these last form a considerable portion.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

noun
the state language of Assam, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Bengali
(pl) -mese. a native or inhabitant of Assam
adjective
of or relating to Assam, its people, or their language

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