As·​sam·​ese ˌa-sə-ˈmēz How to pronounce Assamese (audio)
plural Assamese
: a native or inhabitant of Assam, India
: the Indo-Aryan language of Assam
Assamese adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Assamese was in 1794

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“Assamese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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