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Can Hindi be the lingua franca of India?
|Statement||by Swami Vedachalam, alias Maraimalai Adigal. With extracts of opinions by other statesmen and scholars on the status of Hindi.|
|LC Classifications||DS423 .V37313|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
|LC Control Number||72900437|
Hindi (मानक हिन्दी) is the first official language of India, alongside English, and is spoken as a lingua franca across the Indian subcontinent and Indian diaspora. Hindi shares its roots with other Indo-Aryan languages such as Sanskrit, Urdu, and Punjabi, as well as Indo-Iranian and Indo-European languages spanning Tajik to 89%(). “Why is English the lingua franca of Planet Earth?” It started with the British Empire and the colonization of America. The British Empire colonized a significant portion of the Earth. In those places that they colonized, English became the langua.
PRESIDING at the ninth session of the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan held in Bombay, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya entered an eloquent plea for the . a lingua franca is an existing language that is used as a common language across cultures and/or borders. English is a lingua Franca in many parts of the world.
The main focus of post-independence India's language planning relating to Hindi is to (a) encourage and take necessary steps for the maintenance of plurilingual nature of the country, (b) develop Hindi as the official language and (c) help in evolving Hindi as the lingua franca. The Hindi–Urdu controversy arose in 19th century colonial India out of the debate over whether the Hindi or Urdu languages should be chosen as a national language. Hindi and Urdu are generally understood in linguistic terms as two forms or dialect.
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Hindi has emerged as a lingua franca for the locals of Arunachal Pradesh, a linguistically diverse state in Northeast India. It is estimated that 90 percent of the state's population knows Hindi.
A variety known as Haflong Hindi is widely used in the Dima Hasao district. Hindi is also a lingua franca in Nepal. Mahatma Gandhi wrote that Hindi-Urdu alone could become the lingua franca of India Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography discusses in detail his views on. In the land of many tongues, Hindi can’t be lingua franca India has no national language.
Hindi in Devanagari script and English are only the official languages (K.M. Munshi and Gopalaswamy. The use of lingua francas has existed since antiquity. Latin and Koine Greek were the lingua francas of the Roman Empire and the Hellenistic culture.
Akkadian (died out during Classical antiquity) and then Aramaic remained the common languages of a large part of Western Asia from several earlier empires. The Hindustani language (Hindi-Urdu) is the lingua franca of Pakistan and Northern India. Hindi is the lingua franca of northern India (which contains the Hindi Belt), as well as an official language of the Government of India, along with English.
In Northeast India a pidgin known as Haflong Hindi has developed as a lingua franca for the people living in Haflong, Assam who speak other languages to: India. Learn Hindi on any device, anywhere, the best way to learn a language online. Buy Rosetta Stone Hindi.
As one of the “big five” languages, including English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic, Hindi (मानक हिन्दी) is the fourth most-spoken language in the world and one of the official languages of India alongside English.
How Hindi became Arunachal Pradesh’s lingua franca; How Hindi became Arunachal Pradesh’s lingua franca Ironically, it is the presence of a large number of native languages in Arunachal Pradesh that is the key reason behind Hindi gaining currency in the state.
Thus, be it Hindi — the lingua franca — or languages like Tamil, Malayalam, etc. with a rich and ancient literary tradition, or the other scheduled languages of India, all of them become a Author: Mukul Priyadarshini.
Besides being the lingua franca of North India and Pakistan in South Asia, Hindustani is also spoken by many in the South Asian diaspora and their descendants around the world, including North America (in Canada, for example, Hindustani is one of the fastest growing languages), Europe, and the Middle ge family: Indo-European, Indo.
Difference Between Hindi and Urdu Use. Hindi is the most commonly used official language in India. Urdu is the national language and the lingua franca of Pakistan. Associations. Hindi is associated with India and Hindus. Urdu is associated with Pakistan and Muslims. Influence of other languages.
Hindi is heavily influenced by Sanskrit. Hence, Hindi is naturally the lingua franca of India. The aam aadmi (common man) converses in Hindi or in various dialects of Hindi. Non-Hindi. Hindi is spoken by millions and millions of people. This Indo-European language is spoken by around million people and is sometimes called the lingua franca of the Hindi belt.
Arabic in the same way is spoken by about million people both native and non-native. We can speak of. Curiously, many states in India have attempted to make English the medium of instruction for all schools in an attempt to assuage the demands of the poor; however, the shortage of teachers who can Author: Capital Flows.
Lingua Francas of the World The use of this particular form of French eventually died out, but not before having left its own name as its heritage for languages which are used in a similar fashion. Today when we find a language which is commonly used by people whose native languages are different, we describe it as a lingua by: 9.
Friendly Communication Across Supposed Language Barriers. A standardized variety of Hindustani known in India as Modern Standard Hindi is the Is Working On a New Book. India PM Modi Demands Hindi, Not English For Social Media that the order only applied to India’s northern states, where Hindi is widely spoken.
India has Hindi as its national language, but English is the Lingua Franca there and is used as language of business, commerce and education throughout the country. Lingua Franca is also known as an international language, trade language, auxiliary language and a contact : Shanti Rao.
Indian English (similar and related to British English) is the regional variant of the English language spoken in the Republic of India, and among the Indian diaspora elsewhere in the world.
The Constitution of India has mandated Hindi in the Devanagari script to be an official language of the Indian union; English is an additional official language for government work along with ge family: Indo-European.
Hindi, the most commonly spoken language in India today, serves as the lingua franca across much of North and Central India. Bengali is the second most spoken and understood language in the country with a significant amount of speakers in Eastern and North- eastern regions.
Foreign: English – million (L2 speakers ). Multiculturalism in India: A Wonder to the World: Such an antagonistic attitude to English is never fair as English is the only lingua franca which knits all Indians together.
Of course Hindi is our national language but its function is less in the South. It’s only through English we can communicate to the world. Vaishali Mathur, editor-in-chief, language publishing, Penguin Random House India, says, “If you visit a book fair, you will be surprised at how eager the Hindi reader is to buy new books.Hindi is the official language of the government, and both Hindi and English are the lingua franca.
Wikimedia Commons – public domain; University of Texas Libraries. InIndia had more than billion people, which is about one-sixth of the human population of the earth.Lingua franca definition is - a common language consisting of Italian mixed with French, Spanish, Greek, and Arabic that was formerly spoken in Mediterranean ports.
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