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|রংপুরী, কোচ-ৰাজবংশী, দেশী|
|Native to||Bangladesh, India|
|Region||North Bengal, Lower Assam|
|Ethnicity||Rajbongshi, Bengali, Deshi, Nashya-Sheikh, Rangpuri|
|15 million (2007)|
|Bengali-Assamese script, Devanagari script|
Official language in
Rangpuri is an eastern Indo-Aryan language of the Bengali-Assamese branch, spoken in northern West Bengal, western Goalpara of Assam in India and Rangpur Division in Bangladesh. Many are bilingual in Bengali and Assamese in their respective regions. According to Glottolog, it forms the Central-Eastern Kamta group with the Kamta language. Together with Rajbanshi and Surjapuri they form the Kamta group of languages.
|I do||Muĩ korong||Moe korü̃/korönɡ||Ami kori||Mui/Ami xorí||Ami kori||Ami kori|
|I am doing||Muĩ korir dhorichung||Moe kori asü̃/asöng||Ami korchhi||Mui/Ami xoriar/xorram||Ami kortisi||Ami kortasi|
|I did||Muĩ korisong||Moe korisü̃/korisöng||Ami korechhi||Mui/Ami xor(i)si||Ami korisi||Ami korsi|
|I did (perfective)||Muĩ korilung||Moe korilü̃/korilöng||Ami kôrlam||Mui/Ami xorlam||Ami korlam||Ami korlam|
|I did (distant)||Muĩ korisilung||Moe korisilü̃/korisilong||Ami korechhilam||Mui/Ami xors(i)lam||Ami korilam||Ami korsilam|
|I was doing||Muĩ koria asilung||Moe kori asilü̃/asilöng||Ami korchhilam||Mui/Ami xorat aslam||Ami kortilam||Ami kortasilam|
|I will do||Muĩ korim||Moe korim||Ami korbo||Mui/Ami xormu||Ami korbani||Ami kormu|
|I will be doing||Muĩ koria thakim||Moe kori thakim||Ami korte thakbo||Mui/Ami xorat táxmu||Ami korti thakbani||Ami korbar thakmu|
- Rangpuri at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018)
- Toulmin 2009, p. 72f, 89
- PTI (28 February 2018). "Kamtapuri, Rajbanshi, Rangpuri make it to list of official languages in Bengal". Outlook India. Archived from the original on 16 April 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
- "Rangpuri: This term is favoured in the Rangpur area, interchangeably with ‘Bahe.’ Chaudhuri (1939) prefers to use Rangpuri to Rajbanshi, as it avoids the problem of being caste-centric." H(Toulmin 2009:7)
- "Rangpur, the headquarters of a district in Bangladesh. During this first stage of research, data were collected with speakers at several sites outside the town perimeter (cf. Appendix C of Toulmin 2006). Speakers of this area refer to their mother tongue as either 'Bahe,' 'Rangpuri,' 'Deshi bhasha' or its synonym 'Anchalit bhasha' meaning 'the local language'." (Toulmin 2009:17)
- Toulmin, Mathew W S (2009), From Linguistic to Sociolinguistic Reconstruction: The Kamta Historical Subgroup of Indo-Aryan, Pacific Linguistics
- Wilde, Christopher P. (2008). A Sketch of the Phonology and Grammar of Rājbanshi (Ph.D thesis). University of Helsinki. hdl:10138/19290.