Magahi
Magadhi
  • मगही/मागधी
  • মগহী/মাগধী
  • ମଗହୀ/ମାଗଧୀ
Magahī Bhāṣā
Magahī Bhāṣā written in Kaithi script
Country India and Nepal
Region Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Chhatisgarh, Orissa and Assam in India
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Ethnicity Magahi people
Speakers
20.7 million (2011 census)
(additional speakers counted under Hindi)
Family
Early form
Dialects
  • Southern Magahi
  • Northern Magahi
  • Central Magahi
  • Khortha
Writing
Devanagari
Bengali script
Odia script
Kaithi
AreaBihar, Gaya, Bhagalpur, eastern Patna districts; Jharkhand, northern Chotanagpur Division, Hazaribagh District; West Bengal, Maldah District.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 mag
ISO 639-3 mag
Glottolog maga1260
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Magahi speaking region
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