Kannauji

Kannauji

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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