|भोजपुरी • 𑂦𑂷𑂔𑂣𑂳𑂩𑂲|
|Native to||India and Nepal|
|51 million, partial count (2011 census)|
(additional speakers counted under Hindi)
Official language in
|Fiji (as the Fiji Hindi language)|
hns – Caribbean Hindustani
hif – Fiji Hindi
Bhojpuri-speaking region in India
Bhojpuri Language is an Indo-Aryan language which is spoken in northern-eastern India and Terai of Nepal. It is mainly spoken in the Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand. There are also Bhojpuri speakers in Suriname. The language is written in Devanagari.
References[change | change source]
- "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues – 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
- Sudhir Kumar Mishra (22 March 2018). "Bhojpuri, 3 more to get official tag". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 22 March 2018.
- "Bhojpuri alphabet, pronunciation and language". omniglot.com. Retrieved 2021-07-15.