Harauti dialect

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Native to India (Hadoti region of Rajasthan)
Native speakers
4.7 million (2001 census)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Official status
Official language in
No official status
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hoj
Glottolog hado1235[3]

Harauti (Hadoti) is a dialect of Rajasthani language, spoken in the Hadoti region of India: Kota, Baran, Bundi and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan and its adjacent areas of Madhya Pradesh.

About four million speakers in Kota, Bundi, Baran and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan. It has a nominative marker /nɛ/ which is absent in other dialects of Rajasthani.

Its word order is typical subject–object–verb (SOV) and its characteristic feature, unlike Hindi, is presence or absence of agentive marker in perfect depending on the nature of accusative marker.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Harauti at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Hadothi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.