Kannauji


Kannauji

Infobox Language
name=Kannauji
nativename= _hi. कन्नौजी
familycolor=Indo-European
caption=
states=India
speakers=6 million
fam2=Indo-Iranian
fam3=Indo-Aryan
fam4=Western Hindi
script=Devanagari
nation=
iso1=
iso2=
iso3=bii
notice=Indic

Kannauji language (कन्नौजी) (also spelled Kanauji, Kanauji language) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in parts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Kannauji is closely related to Hindi, and some consider it to be a dialect of Hindi, while others consider it a separate Western Hindi language.

Kannauji spoken in the districts of Etawah, Farrukhabad, Shahjahanpur, Kanpur, Hardoi and Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh.

Kannauji has about 6 million speakers.

Kannauji has two dialects or variants of its own: Tirhari and Transitional Kanauji, which is between standard Kanauji and Awadhi.


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