Haryanvi (हरयाणवी)

Haryanvi is a member of the Western Hindi group of Indo-Aryan language family. It is spoken mainly in Haryana State in northern India, and also in Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Kolkata. According to the 2011 census, about 9.8 million people speak Haryanvi. There are also some speakers of Haryanvi in Pakistan, particularly in the Pakpattan, Okara, and Bahawalnagar districts of Punjab.

Haryanvi is also known as Bangaru, Banger, Bangri, Bangru, Chamarwa, Desari, Hariani, Hariyani, Haryani or Jatu. In Pakistan it is known as Raangrri. Dialects include Bangaru Proper, Deswali and Khadar. Haryanvi is considered a Western Hindi dialect, however Hindi and Haryanvi are not mutually intelligible.

Haryanvi is written with the Devanagari alphabet, and is used in films, TV, music and education.

Devanagari alphabet for Haryanvi

Devanagari alphabet for Haryanvi

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Sample text (Luke 1:1-2)

  1. ज्यांतै के घणखरयां नै उन बात्त्तां का जो म्हारै बिच्चाळै घटी सैं, इतिहास लिखण म्ह मेहनत करी सै,
  2. जिसा कै उन्नै जो पहल्याए तै इन बात्त्तां नै देखण आळे अर वचन के माणन आळे थे, ये सारी बात म्हारै ताहीं पूह्चायी |

Transliteration

  1. Jyāṅtai ke ghaṇkharyāṅ tai un bāttāṅ kā jo mhārai biccāḷai ghaṭī saiṅ, itihās likhaṇ mha mehnat karī sai,
  2. Jisā kai unnai jo pahlyāe tai in battāṅ nai dekhaṇ āḷe ar wacan ke māṇan āḷe the, ye sārī bāt mhārai tahīṅ pūhcāyī.

Translation

  1. Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,
  2. Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word;

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com) and Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample videos in Haryanvi

Links

Information about Haryanvi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haryanvi_language
http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=bgq
https://glottolog.org/resource/languoid/id/hary1238
https://www.scribd.com/document/374812111/haryanvi-dictionary-whatyouwant-in
http://gospelgo.com/x/Haryana.htm

Indo-Aryan languages

Angika, Awadhi, Assamese, Bengali, Bhili, Bhojpuri, Chakma, Chhattisgarhi, Dhivehi, Dhundari, Domari, Fiji Hindi, Garhwali, Gujarati, Hajong, Haryanvi, Hindi, Indus Kohistani, Jaunsari, Kangri, Kannauji, Kashmiri, Konkani, Kotia, Kumaoni, Kutchi, Lambadi, Magahi, Mahasu Pahari, Maithili, Marathi, Marwari, Modi, Nepali, Odia, Palula, Parkari Koli, Punjabi, Rajasthani, Rangpuri, Rohingya, Romani, Sadri, Saraiki, Sarnámi Hindustani, Sindhi, Sinhala, Shina, Sirmauri, Sourashtra, Sugali, Sylheti, Tanchangya, Torwali, Urdu

Languages written with the Devanāgarī alphabet

Aka-Jeru, Angika, Avestan, Awadhi, Balti, Bantawa, Bhili, Bhumij, Bodo, Bhojpuri, Car, Chamling, Chhattisgarhi, Dhimal, Dhundari, Dogri, Garhwali, Gondi, Gurung, Haryanvi, Hindi, Ho, Jarawa, Jaunsari, Kannauji, Kham, Kangri, Kashmiri, Khaling, Kharia, Korku, Konkani, Kumaoni, Kurukh, Lambadi, Limbu, Lhomi, Magahi, Magar, Mahasu Pahari, Maithili, Maldivian, Malto, Marathi, Marwari, Mundari, Newar, Nepali, Onge, Pali, Rajasthani, Rangpuri, Sadri, Sanskrit, Santali, Saraiki, Sirmauri, Sherpa, Shina, Sindhi, Sunwar, Sylheti, Tamang, Wancho, Yakkha, Yolmo


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