Bhoj·​puri ˈbōj-ˌpu̇r-ē How to pronounce Bhojpuri (audio)
: an Indo-Aryan language spoken in western Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

Examples of Bhojpuri in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Contents are made as originals in a range of local languages including Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati and Bhojpuri. Patrick Frater, Variety, 13 Apr. 2023

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Word History


Hindi bhojpurī, from Bhojpur, village in Bihar

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bhojpuri was in 1862

Dictionary Entries Near Bhojpuri

Cite this Entry

“Bhojpuri.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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