(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people

- Bengali hills


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

Definition categories: person, asian, asiatic

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

Definition categories: group, ethnos

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

Similar word(s): bangla

Definition categories: communication