Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Bangala, Bangla-Bhasa
Barisal, Khulna, Mymensingh, Noakhali, Barik, Bhatiari, Chirmar, Kachari-Bengali, Lohari-Malpaharia, Musselmani, Rajshahi, Samaria, Saraki, Siripuria (Kishanganjia)
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Bengali.

This language is primarily used in

Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
Bengali TeX Font Fonts & Keyboards
Bengali Vijay Font Fonts & Keyboards
Early Bengali literature written with the Newari script Use & History
Ekushey Bengali Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Fonts for Indian Languages Fonts & Keyboards
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Indix - Indian Fonts for Linux Fonts & Keyboards
INDOLIPI for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Bengali Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboards for Bengali Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Online Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
Lohit fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Bengali Use & History
Sangam Keyboards Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Bengali character picker - Ishida apps web page
Bengali script notes - Ishida notes web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Bengali Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Bengali - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Bengali - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Bengali - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Bengali - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Bengali - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Bengali - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Bengali - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

These are unmet needs for fonts, keyboards, other software and language information. Click on the need title to see full details.

Description Category Status
OCR in Ethiopic, Bengali, Gujarati scripts Software Unmet

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