A Bengali Grammar: Also an Asamese Grammar. Being the First and Last Parts of a Bengali Manual

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W.H. Allen, 1885 - Assamese language - 110 pages
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Page 72 - Asamese is not, as many suppose, a corrupt dialect of Bengali, but a distinct and co-ordinate tongue, having with Bengali a common source of current vocabulary. Its Sanskrit did not come to it from Bengal, but from the upper provinces of India — this all who carefully examine the matter will readily admit.

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