Fiji Hindi facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFiji Hindi
|Native to||Fiji, with significant minorities within Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and the United States.|
|Ethnicity||Indo-Fijians and the Indo-Fijian diaspora|
|Native speakers||(460,000 cited 1991)e18|
|Writing system||Devanagari, Kaithi, Latin script, Perso-Arabic script, Devanagari Braille, Urdu Braille, English Braille|
|Official language in||Fiji|
This language is very different from the standard Hindi spoken in India and the relationship between the two languages are similar to those between Dutch and Afrikaans. The language is composed of the Eastern Hindi dialects (Bhojpuri and Awadhi) with numerous English and Fijian words. It is spoken with a Pacific twang.
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