Marwari language

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Marwari
मारवाड़ी, مارواڑی‎, 𑅬𑅐𑅭𑅯𑅐𑅲𑅑, મારવ઼ાડ઼ી
Pronunciation[mɑɾvɑɽi]
Native toIndia, Pakistan
RegionMarwar, Cholistan and Tharparkar
EthnicityMarwari
Native speakers
7.8 million, partial count[1]
Devanagari
Perso-Arabic
Mahajani (historical)
Language codes
ISO 639-2mwr
ISO 639-3mwr – inclusive code
Individual codes:
dhd – Dhundari
rwr – Marwari (India)
mve – Marwari (Pakistan)
wry – Merwari
mtr – Mewari
swv – Shekhawati
GlottologNone
raja1256  scattered in Rajasthani
Marwari map.PNG
Dark green indicates primary Marwari-speaking region, light green indicates additional dialect areas who count themselves as Marwari

Marwari is a Rajasthani language variety spoken in Rajasthan, India. It is also spoken in Pakistan primarily Sindh. It has over 7.8 million speakers. It is spoken by the Marwari people. In India it is written in the Devanagari script while in Pakistan it is written in Nastalik.

References[change | change source]

  1. "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.
  2. Ernst Kausen, 2006. Die Klassifikation der indogermanischen Sprachen (Microsoft Word, 133 KB)