Assamese (অসমীয়া)

By Diganta Talukdar - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

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Why learn Assamese?

You can communicate in Assamese. Four out of five new jobs in the US are created as a result of foreign trade. Analytical skills improve when you study Assamese. Learning about another culture enables you to gain a more profound understanding of your own culture.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Assamese?

*** NOTES *** Standard Assamese is the official language of the Indian state of Assam and is also spoken in the neighbouring states of West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachai Pradesh as well as in Bangladesh and Bhutan. It has a long history and there’s evidence of Assamese writing in documents dating back to the 14th century. Standard Assamese is based on the Central dialect. Over the years Assamese has borrowed words from Hindi, English, Bengali and other neighbouring languages. *** Assamese is one of the official languages in India. It is spoken by about 15 million people mainly in the Indian state of Assam. It is written in the Assamese alphabet, an abugida system, from left to right. *** NOTES *** notes about alphabet and pronunciation

Assamese Alphabet & Pronunciation


[a]

[aa]

[e]

[ii]

[ei]

[ei]

[ai]

[i]

[o]

[oi]

[oii]

[uu]

[ou]

[u]

[b]

[bha]

[ca]

[chha]

[da]

[dha]

[fa]
फ़
[fi]

[ga]

[gha]
ग़
[ghi]

[ha]

[ja]

[jha]

[ka]

[kha]
ख़
[khi]

[l]

[li]

[li]

[lii]

[lii]

[ma]

[na]

[n\'a]

[nia]

[nae]

[ni]

[oms]

[pa]
क़
[qi]

[ra]

[ri]

[ri]

[ri]

[sa]

[sha]

[shha]

[ta]

[t\'a]

[tha]

[tha]

[t\'ha]

[thha]
ड़
[ugdha]
ढ़
[ugdhha]

[va]

[ya]
य़
[yi]
ज़
[za]

Basic Phrases in Assamese

Helloহেৰি (Hērai)
Goodbye
Yes
No
Excuse me
Please
Thank you
You are welcome
Do you speak english
Do you understand
I understand
I do not understand
How are you
Fine thanks
What is your name
My name is
Pleased to meet you

Assamese Grammar

Assamese Nouns

Man
Woman
Boy
Girl
Cat
Dog
Fish
Water
Milk
Egg
House
Flower
Tree
Shirt
Pants

Assamese Adjectives

Colors in Assamese

Blackক'লা (Ka'lā)
Whiteব'গা (Ba'gā)
Redৰঙা (Raṅā)
Orange
Yellow
Greenসেউজীয়া (Sē'ujīẏā)
Blueনীলা (Nīlā)
Purple
Pink
Grayধোৱাঁবৰণীয়া (Dhoraambaraniya)
Brown

Numbers in Assamese

Zero
Oneএক (Ēka)
Twoদুই (Du'i)
Threeতিনি (Tini)
Fourচাৰি (Cārai)
Fiveপাঁচ (Pām̐ca)
Sixছয় (Chaẏa)
Sevenসাত (Sāta)
Eightআঠ (Āṭha)
Nine (Na)
Tenদহ (Daha)
Elevenএক (Ēka)
Twelveদুই (Du'i)
Twenty
Thirty
Forty
Fifty
Sixty
Seventy
Eighty
Ninety
Hundred
Thousand

Assamese Verbs

To be
To have
To want
To need
To help
To go
To come
To eat
To drink
To speak

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Assamese Sentences

And
Or
But
Because
With
Also
However
Neither
Nor
If
Then

Useful Assamese Vocabulary

Assamese Questions

Who
What
When
Where
Why
How
How many
How much

Days of the Week in Assamese

Mondayসোমবাৰ (Sōmabāra)
Tuesdayমঙলবাৰ (Maṅalabāra)
Wednesdayবুধবাৰ (Budhabāra)
Thursdayবৃহস্পতিবাৰ (Br̥haspatibāra)
Fridayশুক্ৰবাৰ (Śukrabāra)
Saturdayশনিবাৰ (Śanibāra)
Sundayৰবিবাৰ (Rabibāra)
Yesterdayকালি (Kāli)
Todayআজি (Āji)
Tomorrowকালিলৈ (Kālilai)

Months in Assamese

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Seasons in Assamese

Winter
Spring
Summer
Autumn

Telling Time in Assamese

What time is it
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
O clock
Half
Quarter past
Before
After