Harauti language

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

Harauti (Hadoti) is a Rajasthani language, spoken by approximately four million people in the Hadoti region of south-western Rajasthan and neighbouring areas in Madhya Pradesh.

It has a nominative marker /nɛ/ which is absent in other Rajasthani languages.

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Harauti at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Abstract of speakers’ strength of languages and mother tongues –2001
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Hadothi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.