Spoken by: ~ 230 million
Spoken in: Bangladesh, West Bengal in India .
Language family: Indo-Aryan

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Bengali is written in Bengali script which is one of the Indic scripts.

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The Foreign Service Institute has classified Bengali as a "Hard" language. It is estimated that learning Bengali to a Professional Working Proficiency in the language (a score of Speaking-3/Reading-3 on the Interagency Language Roundtable scale) will take an average of 44 weeks (1100 class hours).[1]

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  1. U.S. Department of State; FSI's Experience with Language Learning;