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Assamese
Asamiya (Ôxômiya) অসমীয়া
Oxomiya in Oxomiya Lipi.svg
The word Ôxômiya ('Assamese') in Assamese script
Pronunciation /ɔ.xɔ.mia/
Native to Bangladesh , India , Bengal
Region Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland
Ethnicity Assamese people
Native speakers 15 million  (2010)ne2010
Language family
Indo-European
Dialects
Kamrupi, Goalpariya
Writing system Eastern Nagari (Assamese)
Assamese Braille
Latin alphabet (Nagamese Creole)
Official status
Official language in  India (Assam)
Regulated by Asam Sahitya Sabha (literature/rhetorical congress of Assam)
Linguasphere 59-AAF-w
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Assamese speakers in South Asia (with lighter shades of green signifying non-majority amount of speakers)


Assamese (Assamese: অসমীয়া translated asÔxômiya) 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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