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Spoken in India
Region Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra
Total speakers 5.6 million (1991 census [1])
Language family Indo-European
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2 inc
ISO 639-3 bhb

Bhili is a Western Indo-Aryan language spoken in west-central India, in the region east of Ahmedabad. Other names for the language include Bhagoria, Bhil, Bhilbari, Bhilboli, Bhilla, Lengotia, and Vil. Bhili is a member of the Bhil language family, which is related to Gujarati and the Rajasthani language. The language is written using a variation of the Devanagari script.


Further reading

  • Bodhankar, Anantrao. Bhillori (Bhilli)-English Dictionary. Pune: Tribal Research & Training Institute, 2002.
  • Jungblut, L. A Short Bhili Grammar of Jhabua State and Adjoining Territories. S.l: s.n, 1937.
  • Thompson, Charles S. Rudiments of the Bhili Language. Ahmedabad [India]: United Printing Press, 1895.

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