noun \ben-ˈg-lē, beŋ-, -ˈgä-\

: a person born or living in Bangladesh or in a state in northeastern India called West Bengal

: a language spoken in Bangladesh and West Bengal

Full Definition of BENGALI

:  a native or resident of Bengal
:  the modern Indo-Aryan language of Bengal
Bengali adjective

Origin of BENGALI

Hindi baṅgālī, from Baṅgāl Bengal
First Known Use: circa 1841


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