বাংলা

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Bengali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Said to be from a native word describing local tribes or a chief (Dravidian) or Austric word for Sun-God.

Pronunciation[edit]

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.