Maithili language facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMaithili
|Native to||India, Madhesh and Nepal|
|Region||Northern Bihar, Madhesh,Nepal|
|Native speakers||30 million (2000–2001)|
|Writing system||Tirhuta (Mithilakshar)
Kaithi (Maithili style)
|Official language in|| Nepal Interim Constitution 2007
India 8th schedule of Constitution of India, Bihar
Maithili (Nepali: मैथिली; Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language. It is spoken in Nepal and northern India. It is spoken by 34.7 million people. Of those, 2.8 million are Nepalese people. It is the second largest national language of Nepal. In ancient times, Maithili language was written in Mithilakshar. Now it is written in Devanagari script.
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