Assamese language

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Assamese

Assamese: অসমীয়া

Ôxômiya
Native to India
Region Assam
Native speakers 13,079,696 (in 1991)[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Writing system Assamese script
Official status
Official language in  India (Assam)
Language codes
ISO 639-1 as
ISO 639-2 asm
ISO 639-3 asm

Assamese (Assamese: অসমীয়া translated asÔxômiya) (IPA: [ɔxɔmija]) is the easternmost Indo-Aryan language, spoken most in the state of Assam in North-East India. It is also the main language of Assam. It is spoken in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and other northeast Indian states.

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