Bengali leid

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"Bangla" in Bengali script
Pronunciation Bengali pronunciation: [ˈbaŋla]
Region Bangladesh, Indie
Ethnicity Bengalis
Native speakers
268 million
In Bangladesh: 155,932,659[1]
In Indie: 93,369,796[2] (2011)[3]
19.2 million L2 speakers (in Bangladesh (2011 census)[4])
Early forms
  • Auld Bengali
Eastren Nagari script (Bengali alphabet)
Bengali Braille
Bengali signed forms[5]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Indie (in Wast Bengal, Tripura & Soothren Assam)
Regulatit bi Bangla Academy
Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 bn
ISO 639-2 ben
ISO 639-3 ben
Glottolog beng1280[6]
Linguasphere 59-AAF-u
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Bengali speakin region o Sooth Asie
Bengali speakers aroond the warld
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The Bengali or Bangla leid is a leid that's spak in Bangladesh an Indie an aw. The airt whaur it is spak, the east o the Indie subcontinent, is kent as Bengal. It is the heidmaist leid in Bangladesh an the seicont maist spak leid in Indie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency". Retrieved 7 November 2017. 
  2. "Census of India - Distribution of the 22 Scheduled Languages". Retrieved 7 November 2017. 
  3. Bengali at Ethnologue (19t ed., 2016)
  4. Bengali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  6. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bengali". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.