American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Bengal or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Bengal.
- n. The modern Indic language of Bangladesh and West Bengal, a state of eastern India.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Bengal, its inhabitants, or their language; Bengalese.
- n. A native or an inhabitant of Bengal; a Bengalese.
- n. The language of the Bengalis.
- adj. Of, from or pertaining to Bengal
- n. A person from Bengal or of Bengali descent.
- n. Language spoken in Bangladesh and the states of Tripura and West Bengal, India.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Bengali language.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Bangladesh (formerly Bengal) or its inhabitants.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people
- n. an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India
- n. (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
- n. a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal
- From Hindi बंगाली (bangālī). (Wiktionary)
“The new Korean indie film “Bandobhi” (“female friend” in Bengali) focuses on the issues currently faced by these so-called 3D foreign workers of Korea.”
“Seeing ballet dancers perform to Rabindrasangeet, in Bengali, for an American audience was mind-blowing.”
“While she previously starred in four English-language films in both England and the United States in addition to her work in Hindi, Bengali and Tamil, Bachchan emphasized she is just being a good actress.”
“She would tell me of the special types of desserts, called pithey and puli in Bengali, the older womenfolk of the house prepared to celebrate sankranti.”
“Known as Ilish in Bengali, it is undoubtedly the king of fish in both Indian state of Bengal and the country of Bangladesh (which was a part of undivided, pre-independence India).”
“Maybe next time you can show me how to build a toaster out of my Intellivision – with easy to read directions printed in Bengali?????? krinkle_man”
“I was told Rajni is also fluent in Bengali and Urdu.”
“The contrast between Tagore's commanding presence in Bengali literature and culture, and his near-total eclipse in the rest of the world, is perhaps less interesting than the distinction between the view of Tagore as a deeply relevant and many-sided contemporary thinker in Bangladesh and”
“In "The Names of Stars in Bengali," the mother laments over "what America had leached away from her" [p. 255].”
“In Bengal, the introduction by the British of printing (Wilkins, 1778) stimulated a growing volume of publishing in English, Bengali, Persian, Sanskrit, and Hindustani, and made possible the establishment of schools imparting both modern English-language and vernacular learning.”
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