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Bengali numerals (Bengali: সংখ্যা, romanized: sôṅkhya, Assamese: সংখ্যা, romanized: xoiŋkha, Meitei: মশীং; ꯃꯁꯤꯡ, romanized: mashing) are the units of the numeral system, originating from the Indian subcontinent, used officially in Bengali, Assamese and Meitei (officially termed as Manipuri), 3 of the 22 official languages of the Indian Republic, as well as traditionally in Sylheti, Chittagonian, Bishnupriya, Chakma and Hajong languages. They are used by more than 350 million people around the world (over 5% of the population), and are a variety of the Hindu–Arabic numeral system.
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