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It is the most widely spoken language of Bangladesh and the second most widely spoken of the 22 scheduled languages of India , after Hindi. With approximately million native speakers and another 37 million as second language speakers,   Bengali is the fifth most-spoken native language and the seventh most spoken language by total number of speakers in the world. It is the most widely spoken language in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as well in the Bay of Bengal,  and is spoken by significant populations in other states including Arunachal Pradesh , Delhi , Chhattisgarh , Jharkhand , Meghalaya , Mizoram , Nagaland and Uttarakhand. Bengali has developed over the course of more than 1, years. Bengali literature , with its millennium-old literary history, has extensively developed since the Bengali Renaissance and is one of the most prolific and diverse literary traditions in Asia. The Bengali language movement from to demanding Bengali to be an official language of Pakistan fostered Bengali nationalism in East Bengal leading to the emergence of Bangladesh in Although Sanskrit was practised by Hindu Brahmins in Bengal since the first millennium BCE , the local Buddhist population were speaking in some varieties of the Prakrita languages.
Origin and Development of the Bengali Language, The is a treatise by suniti kumar chatterji. Highly acclaimed by both Indian and European scholars, the book is still considered a benchmark on how to analyse Indo-Aryan philology. The book has two major parts. In later editions, a third part was added later. It is entitled Supplementary, Additions and Corrections etc. Suniti Kumar used both descriptive and comparative methods to analyse Bangla. The Indian, European and Central Asian languages that directly or indirectly influenced the formation of the Bangla language have been discussed in detail in the book.
The Origin and Development of the Bengali Language
Bengali is native to the region of eastern South Asia known as Bengal, which comprises present day Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. With nearly million total speakers, Bengali is one of the most widely spoken languages ranking 5th  or 6th  in the world. Bengali is the primary language spoken in Bangladesh and is the second most widely spoken language in India  . Along with Assamese, it is geographically the most eastern of the Indo-Iranian languages. Rajbangsi, Kharia Thar and Mal Paharia are closely related to Western Bengali dialects, but are typically classified as separate languages. Similarly, Hajong is considered a separate language, although it shares similarities to Northern Bengali dialects. Bengali exhibits diglossia between the written and spoken forms of the language; two styles of writing, involving somewhat different vocabularies and syntax, have emerged.
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The Origin and Development of the Bengali Language (2 Volumes)by Suniti Kumar 1 CHATTERJI_Origin-Development-of-Bengali_Volpdf.
Out of the several modern Indo-Aryan languages that evolved in the eastern part of India, Assamese and Bengali are the two most prominent ones. Though both these two languages reached their respective present existence after passing through different phases of development, yet their roots are the same. Therefore, between both languages, there are many similarities even though both have evolved in distinctly different geographical areas, and there exist distinct differences between them.
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The Origin and Development of Bengali Language
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Please Note: This title is being reprinted at present and is currently not available to order. You can browse similar titles or contact us for a personalised recommendation. Notify me when it's available: The first systematic and detailed history of Bengali—a modern Indo-Aryan language- by an Indian scholar, it is an invaluable contribution to the scientific study of the modern Indo-Aryan Languages as a whole and is a landmark in the history of philological researches into Indian languages. It may be considered a landmark in the history of philological researches into Indian languages.
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