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Gujarati language

Gujarati is a language belonging to the Indo-Iranian group of the Indo-European languages. It is spoken mainly in Gujarat, a state in western India, where it is a regional language officially recognized by the Constitution. It is written in Gujarati script, an abugida very similar to Devanagari (the script used for Sanskrit and Hindi), but without the continuous line at the top of the letters.

It is spoken by about 46 million people worldwide, making it the 23rd most spoken language in the world. Of these, roughly 45.5 million reside in India, 150,000 in Uganda, 250,000 in Tanzania, 50,000 in Kenya and roughly 100,000 in Pakistan.

Dialects

As with most languages, there are regional dialects which differ in some minor regard.

Some of them are listed below along with subdivisions.

 Standard Gujarati
      Saurashtra Standard
      Nagari
      Bombay Gujarati
      Patnuli
 
 Gamadia
      Gramya
      Surati 
      Anawla
      Brathela
      Eastern Broach Gujarati
      Charotari
      Patidari
      Vadodari
      Ahmedabad Gamadia
      Patani

 Parsi

 Kathiyawadi
      Jhalawadi
      Sorathi
      Holadi
      Gohilwadi
      Bhavnagari

 Kharwa

 Kakari

 Tarimuki
      Ghisadi



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