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Maithali language resources



Maithali is spoken on a daily basis in: Nepal

Encyclopedia resources on Maithali


Academic resources on Maithali
The Nepal Digest: The Nepal Digest - June 16, 1999 (3 Ashadh 20
...elaborated that Newari and Maithali are being treated as alien languages in Kathmandu, the centre of Newari civilization, and Janakpur, the centre of Maithali civilization. "The apex court decision ...

Nepal Basic Facts
Newar, Indian, Tebetan, Gurung, Maga, Tamang, Bhotia, Sherpa Languages: Nepali, Maithali, Bhojpuri, other indigenous Religions: Hindu 90%, Buddhist 5%, Muslim 3% Location: Southern Asia, ...

The Nepal Digest: The Nepal Digest - August 16, 1998 (21 Shrawa
...in people, our national sense of unity will be weak giving rise to factional tendencies. Maithali culture is well developed but there's no Nepali culture as such. One thing you have to get straight ...

The Nepal Digest: The Nepal Digest - July 27, 1995 (13 Shrawan
...point, is you can't write it in you most preferred language, Nepali, Gurung , Sherpa, Maithali or Nepal bhasha. You have to confine your self on this one level english , monotonus language. Your ...

The Nepal Digest: The Nepal Digest - August 8, 1995 (24 Shrawan
...point, is you can't write it in you most preferred language, Nepali, Gurung , Sherpa, Maithali or Nepal bhasha. You have to confine your self on this one level english , monotonus language. Your ...

india-2
...loads of fun value. There are songs which teach alphabets. My favourite is the example of a Maithali chant with a accompanying rocking motion to repeat the Matras. Its incredible how some children ...

CURRICULUM VITAE
Native speaker of English, Fluent in Nepali, Beginning Hindi, Maithali & Spanish EDUCATION Degree Year Institution & location Major field Ph.D. 1989 Oklahoma State ...

Individual Data
Maithali 1 Yes 24 0 No 5239 . Not checked 8 A6s Other language speaks othr lang 1 Yes 113 0 No 5150 . Not checked 8 A6ct Number of languages that ...

NHRC,
Abducted & Disappeared by Caste 60% 15% 8% 8% 4% 4% 1% Brahmin/Chhetri *Janajati Newar Tharu Maithali Dalits Muslems/Minorities 10 With the restoration of democracy in 1990, efforts were made to assist Janajati ...



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Government resources on Maithali
CIA - The World Factbook -- Nepal
...only official Hindu state in the world Languages: Nepali 47.8%, Maithali 12.1%, Bhojpuri 7.4%, Tharu (Dagaura/Rana) 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.6%, Magar 3.3%, Awadhi 2.4%, other 10%, unspecified 2 ...

CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Languages
...spoken, and used for most government and commercial purposes Nepal Nepali 47.8%, Maithali 12.1%, Bhojpuri 7.4%, Tharu (Dagaura/Rana) 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.6%, Magar 3.3%, Awadhi 2.4%, other ...

CIA - The World Factbook -- Nepal
...only official Hindu state in the world Languages: Nepali 47.8%, Maithali 12.1%, Bhojpuri 7.4%, Tharu (Dagaura/Rana) 5.8%, Tamang 5.1%, Newar 3.6%, Magar 3.3%, Awadhi 2.4%, other 10%, unspecified 2 ...

COUNTRY PROFILE: INDIA
...other purposes: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithali, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil ...



".org" resources on Maithali
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Maithali 57.70% 13.40% 5.49% 3.59% 3.46% Morang 8,43,220 4,20,325 4,22,895 Hindu Kirant Muslim Buddhist Christian 80.12% 7.37% 4.40% 4.39% 0.86% Brahman Chhetri Tharu Rai Musalman 13.04% 11.22% 7.55% 5.25% 4.39% Nepali ...

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Bhojpuri Sansaar : Global Bhojpuri Group on the Net
...surrounding areas is mixed with Awadhi, similarly the Bhohpuri of Vaishali is influenced with Maithali. Similarly the form of Bhojpuri in Mauritius is flavoured with French and in Surinam it ...

Broadcasting Languages
Maithali Newari Telugu Banjara Dari Garhwali Kok Borok Malayalam Oriya Tibetan Bengali Deccani Gondi Konkani Manipuri Pashto Tulu Bhili Dhodiya Gujarati Kotuwalia Marathi Punjabi Urdu Bhojpuri Dogri Hindi Koya Marwari ...

Mission to minority languages
Name of the Missionary Language Area Population Umesh Kumar (GEMS) Maithali Bihar 10 million S.T.Cornelius (GEMS) Magahi Bihar 6 million Andreyas Bhola (GEMS) Bhojpuri Bihar 60 million Ravindra Jumnake (MVM) Gond ...

Nepal -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l 1
Hindu, 86%, Buddhist, 7.8%, Muslim, 3.8%,others 2.2% Languages: Nepali, Newari, Bhutia, Maithali Habitat for Humanity Asia/Pacific Web Site Affiliates in Nepal Tikapur-Kailali HFH Kailali, Tikapur Jhapap ...

Producers & Cooperatives- Craft Revival Trust
Maithali paintings. Mithila Women's Art Production Janakpur Maithali paintings. Model Ceramics Bhaktapur Ceramics. Neera Vaidya Kathmandu Knot craft. Nepal Clay Goods Bhaktapur Clay goods ...

Dance Theater of Nepal
The historical Gaine are well known for their folk song heritage while the Maithali are the largest of the regional groups. Both Hindu and Buddhist, Nepali communities in ...

HFH Nepal
Hindu, 86%, Buddhist, 7.8%, Muslim, 3.8%, others 2.2% Languages: Nepali, Newari, Bhutia, Maithali J Capital l Affiliates and Chapters

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59.2% male, and 23.9% female Per capita : US$220 Languages : nepali, Newari, Bhutia, Maithali Religion : Hinduism, Budhism, and Islam Life expectancy : 58 years Nepal’s ...



Commercial resources on Maithali

Maithili (?????? Maithili) is of the family of Indo-Aryan languages, which are part of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages. It is spoken in the Indian state of Bihar and in the eastern Terai region of Nepal. Linguists consider Maithili to be an Eastern Indic language, and thus a different language from Hindi, which is Central Indic. Maithili has been considered a dialect of both Hindi and Bengali, and in fact was classified as a mother tongue of Hindi in the Census of India. In 2003 Maithili gained the status of an independent language in India. A movement to give the language official status through inclusion in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution so that it may be used in education, government, and other official contexts, resulted in Maithili being given official status in 2003.

Maithili was traditionally written in the Maithili script (also known by the names Tirhuta and Mithilakshar, which has some resemblance with the Bengali script. It was also written in the Kaithi script, but the Devanagari script is the script most commonly used today for Maithili. An effort is underway to preserve the Maithili script and to develop it for use in digital media by encoding the script in the Unicode standard, for which a proposal, submitted by Anshuman Pandey, to encode the script in the Unicode Roadmap has been submitted as the first step.

The term Maithili comes from Mithila, which was an independent state in ancient times. Maithili is a separate language, having a large Maithili-speaking community (4.5 crore, or 45 million, people) with a rich literature. The most famous literary figure in Maithili is the poet Vidyapati. He is credited for raising the importance of 'people's langauage', i.e. Maithili, in the official work of the state by influencing the Maharaja of Darbhanga with the quality of his poetry. The state's official language used to be Sanskrit, which distanced common people from the state and its functions. The name Maithili is also one of the names of Sita, the consort of the Rama.


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