Rajasthani language

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Rajasthani
राजस्थानी
Rājasthānī
Native toIndia, Pakistan
RegionRajasthan and areas of neighbouring Indian states; also spoken in some areas of Sindh and Punjab provinces in Pakistan
Native speakers
50 - 80 million (2001)
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[1]
Early form
Language codes
ISO 639-2raj
ISO 639-3raj
Glottolograja1256[3]
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Rajasthani language belongs to the Indo-Aryan languages group. It is estimated to be spoken by 80 million speakers throughout the world. Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat are the states where Rajasthani language is spoken. In Pakistan, Provinces of Sindh and Punjab. Rajasthani language is thought to be emerged or descended from the Old Gujarati language.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census of India: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues –2001". Censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. Ernst Kausen, 2006. Die Klassifikation der indogermanischen Sprachen (Microsoft Word, 133 KB)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Rajasthani". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.