AskDefine | Define Bengali

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Bengali adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people; "Bengali hills"

Noun

1 (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
2 an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India
3 a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal

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Proper noun

  1. Language spoken in Bangladesh and the states of Tripura and West Bengal, India.

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Bengali may refer to more than one article:
Bengali in German: Bengalisch
Bengali in French: Bengali
Bengali in Malayalam: ബംഗാളി (നാനാര്‍ത്ഥങ്ങള്‍)
Bengali in Finnish: Bengali
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