Definition of Ahom in English:

Ahom

adjective

  • 1Of, relating to, or designating an ancient Tai language once spoken in Assam but now confined to written texts and ceremonial contexts.

  • 2Of, belonging to, or designating a people of the Assam region in north-east India where this language was spoken.

noun

  • 1A member of the Ahom people.

  • 2The Ahom language.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Calcutta Christian Observer. From Ahom Ahom, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Ahom

/əˈhɒm/