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Assamese
Asamiya (Ôxômiya) অসমীয়া[1][2]
Oxomiya in Oxomiya Lipi.svg
The word Ôxômiya ('Assamese') in Assamese script
Pronunciation/ɔ.xɔ.mia/
Native toBangladesh , India , Bengal
RegionAssam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland[3]
EthnicityAssamese people
Native speakers15 million  (2010)ne2010
Language family
Dialects
Writing systemEastern Nagari (Assamese)
Assamese Braille
Latin alphabet (Nagamese Creole)[4]
Official status
Official language in India (Assam)
Regulated byAsam Sahitya Sabha (literature/rhetorical congress of Assam)
Language codes
ISO 639-1as
ISO 639-2asm
ISO 639-3asm
Linguasphere59-AAF-w
Assameselang.jpg
Assamese speakers in South Asia (with lighter shades of green signifying non-majority amount of speakers)

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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