Bhojpuri (Devanagari: भोजपुरी Aboot this soondlisten ) is an Indo-Aryan leid spoken in the Uttar Pradesh, Bihar an Jharkhand region o North Indie an in Terai region o Nepal.[4]

भोजपुरी bhōjpurī
Bhojpuri word in devanagari script.jpg
The wird "Bhojpuri" in Devanagari script
Native taeIndie an Nepal
RegionBihar, Uttar Pradesh, an Jharkhand in Indie an Madhesh in Nepal
EthnicityBhojpuri fowk
Native speakers
40 million (2001 census)[2]
Census results conflate some speakers wi Hindi.[3]
Devanagari (present), Kaithi (Historical)[4]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-2bho
ISO 639-3bhoinclusive code
Individual code:
hns – Caribbean Hindustani
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  1. Bhojpuri entry, Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press
  2. Bhojpuri at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Caribbean Hindustani at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Language Demographics Census,[dubious ] Government of India (2001)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Bhojpuri Ethnologue World Languages (2009)
  5. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bhojpuric". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.