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AssameseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Assamese -খান (-khano), from Old Assamese -খান (-khano), from Sanskrit খণ্ড (khaṇḍá, broken, crippled). Cognate with Sylheti -ꠈꠣꠘ (-xan), Bengali -খান (-khan), -খানা (-khana).

PronunciationEdit

ClassifierEdit

-খন (-khon)

  1. classifier for flat and small objects
    কিতাপখনkitapkhonThe book
  2. classifier for medium and big objects
    দলংখনdoloṅkhonThe bridge