Bengali

noun
Ben·gali | \ben-ˈgȯ-lē, beŋ-, -ˈgä-\

Definition of Bengali 

1 : a native or resident of Bengal

2 : the modern Indo-Aryan language of Bengal

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Bengali adjective

First Known Use of Bengali

1762, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Bengali

Hindi baṅgālī, from Baṅgāl Bengal

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The first known use of Bengali was in 1762

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Bengali

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Bengali

: 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

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