Bengali or Bangla is an Indo-Aryan language. It is the primary language spoken in Bangladesh and the second most spoken language in India. The Bengali alphabet is derived from the Brahmi alphabet. It is also closely related to the Devanagari alphabet, from which it started to diverge in the 11th Century AD.

Map of Bengali language speakers.
Map of Bengali language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 230 million

Main Countries: Bangladesh, India

Alternate names: Banga-Bhasa, Bangala, Bangla

ISO 639-3 Code: ben

Language Sample

image:Bengali-decl.png (Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Bengali:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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