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Indo-Aryan

Indo-Aryan Branch

Indo-Aryan languages represent the easternmost branch of the Indo-European language family. They are spoken by close to one billion people in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, parts of the Himalayas, and in Sri Lanka. There are 219 Indo-Aryan languages, some of which are yet to be definitively classified (Ethnologue). There is also a far-flung Indo-Aryan speaking Full Article

Indo-European Language Family

Indo-European is a family of languages that first spread throughout Europe and many parts of South Asia, and later to every corner of the globe as a result of ...Full Article

Urdu

Urdū belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken as a first language by 11 million people in in Pakistan and by 48 million people in India. It ...Full Article

Sinhala

Sinhala (සිංහල, Singhala, Singhalese, Sinhalese) belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the majority language of Sri Lanka where it is spoken by 15.5 million people as a first language ...Full Article

Sindhi

Sindhi belongs to Northwestern group of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. There are different estimates of the number of speakers of Sindhi. Ethnologue estimate, based on 2001 census, puts ...Full Article

Sanskrit

Sanskrit, meaning ‘perfected’ or ‘refined’, is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, of of all attested human languages. It belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European family. The oldest ...Full Article

Romani

Romani (Řomani ćhib) refers to is a group of languages that spoken by the Romani people. These languages belong to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family and are the only Indo-Aryan languages spoken exclusively ...Full Article

Punjabi

Punjabi (also known as Pañjābī) is a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. Eastern Punjabi is spoken as a first language primarily in the state of Punjab of India by ...Full Article

Oriya

Oriya, also known as Odisha, a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It is spoken as a first language by 32.1 million people most of whom live in the ...Full Article

Nepali

Nepali, a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family, is a macrolanguage spoken by 12,300,000 in Nepal (2011 census), 2,870,000 In India (2001 census), and 156,000 in Bhutan. The worldwide population of ...Full Article