Haryanvi language

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Haryanvi
हरियाणवी
Native to India
Region Haryana, Delhi in India.
Native speakers
13 million  (1992)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Devanagari script
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bgc
Glottolog hary1238[3]

Haryanvi (Devanagari: हरियाणवी hariyāṇvī or हरयाणवी harayāṇvī) is an Indo-Aryan language. It is native to the regions of Haryana and Delhi of India. It is written using the Devanagiri script. It is also considered to be the northernmost dialect of Hindi. It is similar to Braj Bhasha[4] and has a ≈60% lexical similarity with Bagri language.[5] It is most widely spoken in the North Indian state of Haryana. The term Haryanvi is also used for people from Haryana.

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  1. ^ Haryanvi at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Haryanvi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=bgc
  5. ^ 56-70% lexical similarity with Haryanvi, http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=bgq

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