বাংলা

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Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वङ्ग (vaṅga), ultimately from Dravidian or Munda.

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Proper noun[edit]

বাংলা (bangla) (genitive বাংলার (banglar), locative বাংলায় (banglaẏ))

  1. Bengali, Bangla (language)

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Adjective[edit]

বাংলা (bangla)

  1. Bengali, Bangla; related to Bangladesh, Bengal, the Bengali language or the Bengali people.
  2. written in Bengali

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References[edit]

  • James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden, ed. (1989). Bangladesh: A country study.