Bengali

Bengali

[ben-gaw-lee, -gah-, beng-]
noun
1.
a native or an inhabitant of Bengal; Bengalese.
2.
an Indic language spoken in E India and Bangladesh.
adjective
4.
of or pertaining to Bengal, its inhabitants, or their language; Bengalese.
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Bengali (bɛnˈɡɔːlɪ, bɛŋ-)
 
n
1.  a member of a people living chiefly in Bangladesh and in West Bengal. The West Bengalis are mainly Hindus; the East Bengalis of Bangladesh are mainly Muslims
2.  Also called: Bangla the language of this people: the official language of Bangladesh and the chief language of West Bengal; it belongs to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
 
adj
3.  of or relating to Bengal, the Bengalis, or their language

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