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Hindi (हिन्दी hindī), or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi (मानक हिन्दी mānak hindī), is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language. [1]

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, and are a Union Territory of India.

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Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India, situated on the southeastern coast of the country.

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Anti-Hindi agitations of Tamil Nadu

The Anti-Hindi agitations of Tamil Nadu were a series of agitations that happened in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu (formerly Madras State and part of Madras Presidency) during both pre- and post-Independence periods.

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Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.

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Awadhi language

Awadhi (Devanagari: अवधी, Perso-Arabic), aka Kosali or Baiswari, is an Eastern Hindi language, a dialect of the Hindi dialect continuum.

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Bhakti (भक्ति) literally means "attachment, participation, devotion to, fondness for, homage, faith or love, worship, piety to (as a religious principle or means of salvation)".

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Bharatendu Harishchandra

Bhartendu Harishchandra (9 September 18506 January 1885) is known as the father of modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre.

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Bihar is a state in East India.

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Bihari Lal

Bihari Lal Chaube or Bihārī (1595–1663) National Museum, New Delhi, 1966.

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Brahmic scripts

The Brahmic scripts are a family of abugida writing systems.

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Braj Bhasha

Braj Bhasha (Devanagari: ब्रज भाषा) (Gurmukhi: ਬ੍ਰਜ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ), also called Brij Bhasha (बृज भाषा, ਬ੍ਰਿਜ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ), Braj Bhakha (ब्रज भाखा, ਬ੍ਰਜ ਭਾਖਾ), or Dehaati Zabaan (देहाती ज़बान, ਦੇਹਾਤੀ ਜ਼ਬਾਨ, 'country tongue'), is a Western Hindi language closely related to Hindustani.

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British Raj

The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Capital districts and territories

A capital territory or capital district is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country's seat of government is located.

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Central Hindi Directorate

The Central Hindi Directorate (केन्द्रीय हिन्दी निदेशालय Kendriya Hindi Nideshalaya), New Delhi is the department, under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), responsible for promotion of Standard Hindi.

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Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in the northern part of India that serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana.

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Chandrakanta (novel)

Chandrakanta is a popular Hindi novel by Devaki Nandan Khatri.

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Chhattisgarh (literally 'Thirty-Six Forts'), is a state in central India.

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Chhayavaad (छायावाद) ("romanticism") refers to the era of Neo-romanticism in Hindi literature particularly Hindi poetry, 1922–1938, and was marked by an upsurge of romantic and humanist content.

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Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India.

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in Western India.

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Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu is a union territory in India.

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Dayananda Saraswati

Dayanand Saraswati born (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was a Hindu religious leader who founded the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movement of the Vedic tradition.

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Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the Capital territory of India.

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Devaki Nandan Khatri

Devaki Nandan Khatri (June 18, 1861 – 1913) was an Indian writer, who belonged to the first generation of popular novelists in the modern Hindi language.

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Devanagari (देवनागरी devanāgarī a compound of "deva" and "nāgarī"), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, ISBN 978-1615301492, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) alphabet of India and Nepal.

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Devanagari Braille

Similar braille conventions are used for three languages of India and Nepal that in print are written in Devanagari script: Standard Hindi, Marathi, and Nepali.

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Fiji (Viti; फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; रिपब्लिक ऑफ फीजी Ripablik ăph Phījī), is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island.

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Fiji Hindi

Fiji Hindi or Fijian Hindi, known locally as Hindustani, is the language spoken by most Fijian citizens of Indian descent, though a small number speak other languages at home.

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First language

A first language (also native language, mother tongue, arterial language, or L1) is the language or are the languages a person has learned from birth or within the critical period, or that a person speaks the best and so is often the basis for sociolinguistic identity.

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George Abraham Grierson

Sir George Abraham Grierson, OM, KCIE (7 January 1851 – 9 March 1941) was an Irish linguistic scholar and civil servant who conducted the Linguistic Survey of India (1898–1928), obtaining information on 364 languages and dialects.

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Haryana is a state in North India with its capital as Chandigarh.

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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh (literally "Snow-ladden Region") is a state in Northern India.

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Hindi Divas

Hindi Divas (हिन्दी दिवस, also called Hindi Day) is an annual literary-day celebrated on 14 September in Hindi speaking regions of India and other countries where Hindi speaking population is present.

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Hindi languages

The Hindi languages, also known as the Madhya languages and the Central Zone of the Indo-Aryan languages, is a dialect continuum in the Hindi zone spoken across northern India that descend from the Madhya Prakrits, and includes the official languages of India and Pakistan, Hindi and Urdu.

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Hindustani language

Hindustani (हिन्दुस्तानी, ||lit.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Signing System

The Indian Signing System or Indian Sign System (ISS), is a convention for manually coded language used in India.

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Indo-Aryan languages

The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent, spoken largely by Indo-Aryan people.

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Indo-Iranian languages

The Indo-Iranian languages or Indo-Iranic languages and sometimes in older literature known as the Aryan languages, constitute the largest and easternmost extant branch of the Indo-European language family.

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International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration

The International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (I.A.S.T.) is a transliteration scheme that allows a lossless romanization of Indic scripts as employed by the Sanskrit language.

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International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet (unofficially—though commonly—abbreviated IPA)"The acronym 'IPA' strictly refers to the 'International Phonetic Association'.

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International Phonetic Association

The International Phonetic Association (IPA; in French, Association phonétique internationale, API) is an organization that promotes the scientific study of phonetics and the various practical applications of that science.

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Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad (30 January 189015 November 1937), one of the most famous figures in modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre In her glowing tribute to Jai Shankar Prasad, the poet- critic Mahadevi Verma says: “Whenever I remember our great poet, Prasad a particular image comes to my mind.

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Jharkhand (lit. "Bushland") is a state in eastern India carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15November 2000.

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Kabir (IAST: Kabīr) was a 15th-century mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings influenced Hinduism's Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Adi Granth.

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Keshava (Sanskrit: केशव) is a name of Vishnu from within Hindu tradition.

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Khariboli dialect

Khariboli, also known as Khari Boli or simply Khari, Dehlavi, Kauravi, and Vernacular Hindustani, is the prestige dialect of Hindustani, of which Standard Hindi and Standard Urdu are standard registers and literary styles, which are the principal official languages of India and Pakistan respectively.

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Languages of India

There are several languages in India belonging to different language families, the major ones being the Indo-Aryan languages spoken by 75% of Indians and the Dravidian languages spoken by most of the rest of Indians.

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Languages with official status in India

The Constitution of India designates a bilingual approach for official language of the Government of India employing usage of Hindi written in the Devanagari script, as well as English.

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Linguistic Survey of India

The Linguistic Survey of India, often referred to as the LSI, is a comprehensive survey of the languages of British India, describing 364 languages and dialects.

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Linguistics is the scientific study of language.

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List of English words of Hindi or Urdu origin

This is a list of English language words of Hindi language origin.

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List of languages by number of native speakers in India

India is home to several hundred languages.

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List of Sanskrit and Persian roots in Hindi

The following is an alphabetical (according to Hindi's alphabet) list of Sanskrit and Persian roots, stems, prefixes, and suffixes commonly used in Hindi.

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A loanword (or loan word or loan-word) is a word borrowed from a donor language and incorporated into a recipient language without translation.

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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh (MP) (meaning Central Province) is a state in central India.

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Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma (Hindi: महादेवी वर्मा) best known as an outstanding Hindi poet, and was a freedom fighter, woman's activist and educationist from India.

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Maharashtra (Marathi pronunciation:, abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is the nation's third largest state and also the world's second-most populous sub-national entity.

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Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi

Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi (1864–1938) was a noted Indian Hindi writer.

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Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire or Mogul Empire, self-designated as Gurkani (گورکانیان, Gūrkāniyān, meaning "son-in-law"), was an empire established and ruled by a Persianate dynasty of Chagatai Turco-Mongol origin that extended over large parts of the Indian subcontinent and Afghanistan.

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A neologism (from Greek νέο- néo-, "new" and λόγος lógos, "speech, utterance") is the name for a relatively new or isolated term, word, or phrase that may be in the process of entering common use, but that has not yet been accepted into mainstream language.

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Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country located in South Asia.

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Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

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An onomatopoeia (or chiefly NZ; from the Greek ὀνοματοποιία; ὄνομα for "name" and ποιέω for "I make", adjectival form: "onomatopoeic" or "onomatopoetic") is a word that phonetically imitates, resembles or suggests the source of the sound that it describes.

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Pali is a Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Persian alphabet

The Persian alphabet or Perso-Arabic script is a writing system based on the Arabic script.

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A Prakrit (prākṛta, pāuda, pāua) is any of several Middle Indo-Aryan languages.

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Premchand (31 July 1880 – 8 October 1936), better known as Munshi Premchand, Munshi being an honorary prefix, was an Indian writer famous for his modern Hindustani literature.

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Prestige (sociolinguistics)

In sociolinguistics, prestige is the level of respect normally accorded to a specific language or dialect within a particular speech community, relative to other languages or dialects.

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Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).

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Raskhan (born 1548 A.D.) was a poet who was both a Muslim and a follower(bhakt) of Lord Krishna.

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Register (sociolinguistics)

In linguistics, a register is a variety of a language used for a particular purpose or in a particular social setting.

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Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.

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South India

South India (ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ಭಾರತ, തെക്കെ ഭാരതം, தெற்கு பாரதம், దక్షిణ భారతం) is the area encompassing India's states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry, occupying 19.31% of India's area. South India includes the southern part of the peninsular Deccan Plateau and is bounded by the Arabian Sea in the west, the Indian Ocean in the south and the Bay of Bengal in the east. The geography of the region is diverse, encompassing two mountain ranges, the Western and Eastern Ghats, and a plateau heartland. The Godavari, Krishna, Tungabhadra, Kaveri, and Vaigai rivers are important non-perennial sources of water. Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram are the largest and most industrialized cities in the region. A majority of Indians from the southern region speak one of the following languages: Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Tulu. During its history, a number of dynastic kingdoms ruled over parts of South India whose invasions across southern and southeastern Asia impacted the history and cultures of modern sovereign states such as Sri Lanka, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia. The region was colonized by Britain and gradually incorporated into the British Empire. South India, particularly Kerala, has been a major entry point of the religions of Christianity and later Islam to the Indian Subcontinent. After experiencing fluctuations in the decades immediately after Indian independence, the economies of South Indian states have registered higher than national average growth over the past three decades. While South Indian states have improved in some socio-economic metrics, poverty continues to affect the region much like the rest of the country, although it has considerably decreased over the years. HDI in southern states is high and the economy has undergone growth at a faster rate than most northern states. Literacy rates in southern states is also very high, with approximately 80% of the population capable of reading and writing, while in Kerala (which has the highest literacy rate in India) 94% of the population are literate. Honour killings are non-existent in South India. Violence against women in South India is relatively low, with southern states having a progressive attitude toward the rights for women. Agriculture is the single largest contributor to the regional net domestic product, while Information technology is a rapidly growing industry. Literary and architectural styles, evolved over two thousand years, differ from other parts of the country. Politics in South India is dominated by smaller regional political parties rather than by national political parties. South India ranks the highest in terms of social and economic development in areas such as fertility rate and infrastructure; the fertility rate of South India is 1.9, the lowest of all regions in India.

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Standard language

A standard language (also standard dialect or standardized dialect) is a language variety used by a group of people in their public discourse.

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Sumitranandan Pant

Sumitranandan Pant born on May 20, 1900 at Kausani village, Almora District, Uttarakhand, was one of the most famous modern Hindi poets.

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Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'

Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala' (सूर्यकांत त्रिपाठी 'निराला') (21 February 189615 October 1961) was one of the most famous figures of the modern Hindi literature.

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Teach Yourself

Teach Yourself is an imprint of Hodder Education that specializes in self-instruction books.

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Union territory

A union territory is a type of administrative division in the Republic of India.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris.

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Urdu (اُردُو ALA-LC:;, or Modern Standard Urdu) is a standardised register of the Hindustani language.

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Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh (literally "Northern Province"), abbreviated as UP, is a state located in Northern India.

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Uttarakhand, formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India.

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West Bengal

West Bengal is a state in eastern India and is the nation's fourth-most populous state, with over 91 million inhabitants.

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Wiktionary (whose name is a blend of the words wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary of all words in all languages.

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