Bhojpuri

noun
Bhoj·​puri | \ ˈbōj-ˌpu̇r-ē How to pronounce Bhojpuri (audio) , ˈbäj-, -pə-rē \

Definition of Bhojpuri

: an Indo-Aryan language spoken in western Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

First Known Use of Bhojpuri

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bhojpuri

Hindi bhojpurī, from Bhojpur, village in Bihar

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The first known use of Bhojpuri was in 1862

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Cite this Entry

“Bhojpuri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bhojpuri. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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