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Indo-Aryan languages

South Asian language family in SAARC

The Indo-Aryan languages make a subgroup of the Indo-Iranian languages, which belong to the Indo-European family of languages.

Indo-Aryan
Indic
Geographic
distribution:
South Asia
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
Proto-language:Vedic Sanskrit
Subdivisions:
Northern Zone (incl. some Hindi)
Central Zone (incl. some Hindi)
Eastern Zone (incl. some Hindi)
ISO 639-2 and 639-5:inc
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Geographical distribution of the major Indo-Aryan languages (Urdu is not shown because it is mainly a lingua franca with no prevalence as a first language. Outside of the scope of the map are the traditionally migratory Romani, Domari, and Lomavren language languages).

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