What does bengali mean?

Definitions for bengali
bɛnˈgɔ li, -ˈgɑ-, bɛŋ-ben·gali

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bengali.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bengali(noun)

    (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)

  2. Bengali(noun)

    an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India

  3. Bengali, Bangla(adj)

    a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal

  4. Bengali(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people

    "Bengali hills"


  1. Bengali(Noun)

    A person from Bengal or of Bengali descent.

  2. Bengali(Adjective)

    Of, from or pertaining to Bengal

  3. Bengali(ProperNoun)

    Language spoken in Bangladesh and the states of Tripura and West Bengal, India.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bengali(noun)

    the language spoken in Bengal

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bengali

    ben-gaw′lē, adj. of or belonging to Bengal.—n. a native of Bengal: the language of Bengal.—n. Bengal′-light, a brilliant signal-light used at sea in a case of shipwreck, and in ordinary pyrotechny for illuminating a district of country—prepared from nitre, sulphur, and the black sulphide of antimony.

Anagrams for bengali »

  1. Belgian

  2. Algenib


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bengali in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bengali in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bengali in a Sentence

  1. Phone Minn:

    If they followed that law, the problem will be solved...if these Bengali people deserve citizenship according to the law, they can get it.

  2. Gaggan Anand:

    A fish to a Bengali is his soul, a fish could win the heart of a Bengali or could destroy your friendship with him. These guys dare not cheat on the quality. For prawns, shrimps... I don't trust anyone else. I trust this market.

Images & Illustrations of bengali

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