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Harauti (Hadoti) is a Rajasthani language, spoken by approximately four million people in the Hadoti region of southwestern Rajasthan in district Kota, Bundi, Jhalawad, and Baran and neighbouring areas in Madhya Pradesh.

Native toIndia (Hadoti region of Rajasthan)
Native speakers
2,944,356 (2011 census)[1]
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.[2]
Official status
Official language in
No official status
Language codes
ISO 639-3hoj

It has a nominative marker /nɛ/, which is absent in other Rajasthani languages.[4]

Its word order is the typical subject–object–verb.[4] Its characteristic feature, unlike Hindi, is the presence or absence of agentive marker in perfect, depending on the nature of accusative marker.[4]

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  1. ^ "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. ^ Abstract of speakers’ strength of languages and mother tongues –2001
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Hadothi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ a b c Dwivedi, Amitabh Vikram (2012). "The Status of Haroti: An Enquiry into Rajastani Language". Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert. Retrieved 2018-07-23.

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