Bhojpuri leid

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भोजपुरी bhōjpurī
Bhojpuri word in devanagari script.jpg
The wird "Bhojpuri" in Devanagari script
Pronunciation /bˈpʊəri/[1]
Native tae Indie an Nepal
Region Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, an Jharkhand in Indie an Madhesh in Nepal
Ethnicity Bhojpuri fowk
Native speakers
40 million (2001 census)[2]
Census results conflate some speakers wi Hindi.[3]
Devanagari (present), Kaithi (Historical)[4]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 bho
ISO 639-3 bhoinclusive code
Individual code:
hns – Caribbean Hindustani
Glottolog bhoj1246[5]
Linguasphere 59-AAF-sa
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Bhojpuri (Devanagari: भोजपुरी Aboot this soondlisten ) is an Indo-Aryan leid spoken in the Uttar Pradesh, Bihar an Jharkhand region o North Indie an in Terai region o Nepal.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bhojpuri entry, Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press
  2. Bhojpuri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Caribbean Hindustani at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Language Demographics Census,[dubious ] Government of India (2001)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Bhojpuri Ethnologue World Languages (2009)
  5. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bhojpuric". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.