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ASSAMESE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Assamese mean? 

ASSAMESE (noun)
  The noun ASSAMESE has 2 senses:

1. native or inhabitant of the state of Assam in northeastern India
2. the Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people; closely related to Bengali

  Familiarity information: ASSAMESE used as a noun is rare.


ASSAMESE (adjective)
  The adjective ASSAMESE has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of Assam or its people or culture

  Familiarity information: ASSAMESE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASSAMESE (noun)


Sense 1Assamese [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Native or inhabitant of the state of Assam in northeastern India

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Assamese" is a kind of...):

Indian (a native or inhabitant of India)


Sense 2Assamese [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Magadhan language spoken by the Assamese people; closely related to Bengali

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Asamiya; Assamese

Hypernyms ("Assamese" is a kind of...):

Magadhan (a subfamily of Indic languages)


ASSAMESE (adjective)


Sense 1Assamese [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of Assam or its people or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

Assam (state in northeastern India)


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