Bihari Language

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  • I do not view Oppn. as an enemy: Manmohan
    The Hindu, India -
    ... despite "decent" leaders like Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani being in the other side. Asserting that he was unperturbed by the "foul language" used against ...
  • Watch that boomerang
    Indian Express, India -
    ... cut Atal Bihari Vajpayee down to size in her indifferent Hindi by questioning the stability of his “manasik santulan” (mental balance)? The language was so ...
  • Absence of reference to terrorism in joint statement notable says ...
    Press Trust of India, India -
    ... equally" historic meeting between Musharraf and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ... The language, and the tone, both reflected this desire as both sides ...
  • Pakistan, India to make fresh start on Kashmir: A good omen for ...
    Pakistan Dawn, Pakistan -
    ... The language, and the tone, both reflected this desire as both sides ... between President Musharraf and former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in ...
  • Tiranga Yatra ends amid commotion
    The Tribune, India -
    ... to address the gathering in the presence of Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee, SAD ... Using harsh language, she said engineering protests had smeared “Kaalakh” on the ...
Bihari is a name given to a group of Indo-Aryan languages spoken in the Bihar region of India.

The Bihari group consists of:

  • Angika (725,000 speakers)
  • Bhojpuri (26,254,000 speakers). Written in the Kaithi script.
  • Kudmali (37,000 speakers)
  • Magahi (11,362,000 speakers)
  • Maithili (24,191,900 speakers)
  • Panchpargania (274,000 speakers)
  • Sadri (1,965,000 speakers)
  • Surajpuri (273,000 speakers)