Learn Assamese

Get the right language on your travels in India and neighbouring Nepal and Pakistan: due to the high number of spoken languages, the 'official' language may not be the best one to learn for every area. The Indic languages belong to different language families and many use unique alphabets, but uTalk will help you out with its alphabet section and how to find the right words and phrases.

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Where Is It Spoken?

India

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Number Of Speakers

15,000,000

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Language Family

Indo-Aryan

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Fun facts about Assamese

  • Assamese is unique among Indian languages because it lacks the stereotypical Indian T and D sounds in which the tongue curls to the top of the mouth.

  • The Assamese script is almost identical to Bengali, with the exception of two letters. But the pronunciation of many letters is very different.

  • There is no word for 'hug' in Assamese. The closest would be 'to hold tightly'.

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