Hindi
Modern Standard Hindi
हिंदी Hindī
Hindi.svg
The word "Hindi" in Devanagari script
Pronounce [ˈɦɪndiː]
Country India
Region Northern, Eastern, Western and Central India (Hindi Belt)
Speakers
L1 speakers: 322 million speakers of Hindi and various related languages reported their language as 'Hindi' (2011 census)
L2 speakers: 270 million (2016)
Family
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Devanagari
Kaithi (historical)
Devanagari Braille
Sign Lang.
Signed Hindi
AreaThroughout north India: Delhi; Uttar Pradesh; Uttarakhand; Rajasthan; Punjab; Madhya Pradesh; northern Bihar; Himachal Pradesh. Also in Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Canada, Djibouti, Germany, Kenya, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Yemen, Zambia.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 hi
ISO 639-2 hin
ISO 639-3 hin
Linguistic
hin-hin
Glottolog hind1269
Language region maps of India.svg
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