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Rajasthani
राजस्थानी
Rājasthānī
Native to India, Pakistan
Region Rajasthan and areas of neighbouring Indian states; also spoken in some areas of Sindh and Punjab provinces in Pakistan
Native speakers 50 - 80 million  (2001)
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.
Language family
Early forms:
Old Gujarati
  • Rajasthani

Rajasthani language belongs to the Indo-Aryan languages group. It is estimated to be spoken by 80 million speakers throughout the world. Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat are the states where Rajasthani language is spoken. In Pakistan, Provinces of Sindh and Punjab. Rajasthani language is thought to be emerged or descended from the Old Gujarati language.

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