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Nimadi language

Nimadi
Native to India
Region Nimar in Madhya Pradesh
Native speakers
2.2 million  (2001 census)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 noe
Glottolog nima1243[3]

Nimadi is spoken in the Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh, which lies adjacent to Maharashtra and south of Malwa. The districts which speak Nimadi are: Barwani, Khandwa, Khargone, Burhanpur, Bedia, sanawad and parts of Dhar, Harda and South Dewas districts. The famous writers of Nimari was Gaurishankar Sharma, Ramnarayan Upadhyay etc.[4]

Nimari is mainly spoken in Khargone, Barwani and Khandwa districts. Ramnarayan Upadhyay, Mahadeo Prasad Chaturvedi, Prabhakar ji Dubey and others worked in it. "Ammar Bol " (Translation of Bhagwat Geeta) composed by Mahadeo Prasad Chaturvedi "Madhya" is the first epic in Nimari.

References

  1. ^ Nimadi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Nimadi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ [2]


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