Assamese Vocabulary

The Assamese vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: এক  [Ēka] Audio Two: দুই  [Du'i] Audio
Three: তিনি  [Tini] Audio Four: চাৰি  [Cārai] Audio
Five: পাঁচ  [Pām̐ca] Audio Six: ছয়  [Chaẏa] Audio
Seven: সাত  [Sāta] Audio Eight: আঠ  [Āṭha] Audio
Nine:   [Na] Audio Ten: দহ  [Daha] Audio
First: প্রথম  [Prathama] Audio Second: দ্বিতীয়  [Dbitīẏa] Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: সোমবাৰ  [Sōmabāra] Audio Tuesday: মঙলবাৰ  [Maṅalabāra] Audio
Wednesday: বুধবাৰ  [Budhabāra] Audio Thursday: বৃহস্পতিবাৰ  [Br̥haspatibāra] Audio
Friday: শুক্ৰবাৰ  [Śukrabāra] Audio Saturday: শনিবাৰ  [Śanibāra] Audio
Sunday: ৰবিবাৰ  [Rabibāra] Audio Now: এতিয়া  [Ētiẏā] Audio
Yesterday: কালি  [Kāli] Audio Today: আজি  [Āji] Audio
Tonight: আজিৰাতি  [Ājiraāti] Audio Tomorrow: কালিলৈ  [Kālilai] Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: ফলমূল  [Phalamūla] Audio Apples: আপেলবোৰ  [Āpēlabōra] Audio
Bananas: কলবোৰ  [Kalabōra] Audio Tomatoes: বিলাহীবোৰ  [Bilāhībōra] Audio
Potatoes: আলুবোৰ  [Ālubōra] Audio Onions: পিয়াঁজবোৰ  [Piẏām̐jabōra] Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: ৰঙা  [Raṅā] Audio Green: সেউজীয়া  [Sē'ujīẏā] Audio
Blue: নীলা  [Nīlā] Audio White: ব'গা  [Ba'gā] Audio
Black: ক'লা  [Ka'lā] Audio Grey: ধোৱাঁবৰণীয়া  [Dhoraambaraniya] Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: ব্রেকফাষ্ট্  [Brēkaphāṣṭ] Audio Lunch: লান্স  [Lānsa] Audio
Dinner: দিনাৰ  [Dināra] Audio Milk: গাখীৰ  [Gākhīra] Audio
Coffee: কফি  [Kaphi] Audio Bread: ৰুটি  [Rauṭi] Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: ৰ'দাল  [Ra'dāla] Audio Windy: বতাহী  [Batāhī] Audio
Rainy: বৰষুনীয়া  [Baraṣunīẏā] Audio Snowy: তুষাৰাবৃত  [Tuṣāraābr̥ta] Audio
Cold: ঠাণ্ডা  [Ṭhāṇḍā] Audio Hot: গৰম  [Garama] Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: ল'ৰা  [La'raā] Audio Girl: ছোৱালী  [Chōraālī] Audio
Son: পুত্ৰ  [Putra] Audio Daughter: কন্যা  [Kan'yā] Audio
Brother: ভাতৃ  [Bhātr̥] Audio Sister: ভগ্নী  [Bhagnī] Audio
Man: পুৰুষ  [Purauṣa] Audio Woman: মহিলা  [Mahilā] Audio
Father: দেউতা  [Dē'utā] Audio Mother: মা  [Mā] Audio
Grandfather: ককাদেউতা  [Kakādē'utā] Audio Grandmother: আইতা  [Ā'itā] Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: ঘৰ  [Ghara] Audio Toilet: শৌচালয়  [Śaucālaẏa] Audio
Room: কোঠা  [Kōṭhā] Audio Bedroom: শোৱনিকোঠা  [Śōranikōṭhā] Audio
Kitchen: পাগঘৰ  [Pāgaghara] Audio Table: মেজ  [Mēja] Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: মেকুৰী  [Mēkuraī] Audio Dog: কুকুৰ  [Kukura] Audio
Mouse: নিগনি  [Nigani] Audio Bird: চৰাই  [Caraā'i] Audio
Cow: গৰু  [Garau] Audio Horse: ঘোঁৰা  [Ghōm̐raā] Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: মোজাবোৰ  [Mōjābōra] Audio Shoes: জোতাবোৰ  [Jōtābōra] Audio
Trousers: পেন্টবোৰ  [Pēnṭabōra] Audio Shirt: চোলা  [Cōlā] Audio
Sweater: চুৱেটাৰ  [Curaēṭāra] Audio Coat: কোট  [Kōṭa] Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: ইংৰাজী  [Iṁraājī] Audio French: ফৰাচী  [Pharaācī] Audio
German: জাৰ্মান  [Jārmāna] Audio Spanish: স্পেনীয়  [Spēnīẏa] Audio
Italian: ইটালীয়  [Iṭālīẏa] Audio Portuguese: পৰ্টুগীজ  [Parṭugīja] Audio
Greek: গ্রীক  [Grīka] Audio Russian: ৰুচিয়ান  [Rauciẏāna] Audio
Arabic: আৰবীয়  [Ārabīẏa] Audio Hindi: হিন্দী  [Hindī] Audio
Chinese: চীনদেশীয়  [Cīnadēśīẏa] Audio Japanese: জাপানীয়  [Jāpānīẏa] Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: টেক্সী  [Ṭēksī] Audio Bus: বাছ  [Bācha] Audio
Hotel: হোটেল  [Hōṭēla] Audio Reservation: আৰক্ষণ   [Ārakṣaṇa] Audio
Airport: বিমানবন্দৰ  [Bimānabandara] Audio Passport: পাৰপত্র  [Pārapatra] Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: ছাত্ৰ  [Chātra] Audio Teacher: শিক্ষক  [Śikṣaka] Audio
Pen: কলম  [Kalama] Audio Books: কিতাপবোৰ  [Kitāpabōra] Audio
Page: পৃষ্ঠা  [Pr̥ṣṭhā] Audio Dictionary: অভিধান  [Abhidhāna] Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: হাত  [Hāta] Audio Feet: ভৰি  [Bharai] Audio
Hair: চুলি  [Culi] Audio Eye: চকু  [Caku] Audio
Mouth: মুখ  [Mukha] Audio Nose: নাক  [Nāka] Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: এম্বুলেন্স  [Ēmbulēnsa] Audio Doctor: ডাক্তৰ  [Ḍāktara] Audio
Hospital: হস্পিতাল  [Haspitāla] Audio Pharmacy: ফাৰ্মাছী  [Phārmāchī] Audio
Police: পুলিচ  [Pulica] Audio Stomach Ache: পেটৰ বিষ  [Pēṭara biṣa] Audio

As you can see, this Assamese vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.