Eastern Hindi language, sometimes considered a dialect of the Hindi-Urdu dialect continuum
Awadhi is an Indo-Aryan language. This language was spoken in a wide area including Lucknow and Ayoudhya (Awadh) earlier. Goswami Tulasidas wrote Ramcharitmanas, Geetavali, Kavitavali, and all his Shri Ram poems in this language.
|Native to||India, Nepal, Fiji (as Fiji Hindi)|
|Region||India: Awadh and Lower Doab regions of Uttar Pradesh, as well as Madhya Pradesh and Delhi Nepal: Lumbini Zone, Kapilbastu District; Bheri Zone, Banke District, Bardiya District and most part of the Uttar Pradesh|
|38 million (2001)|
Official language in
|No official status|
|Awadhi edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia|