Bilaspuri (बिलासपूरी)

Bilaspuri is a member of the North-Western branch of the Western Pahari group of Indo-Aryan languages. It is spoken by about 295,800 people in the Bilaspur district of Himalchal Pradesh and in the Rupnagar district of Punjab state in northern India.

Bilaspuri is also known as Kahluri (कहलूरी), Pahari, Himachali, Bilaspuri Pahari, Kehloori Pahari, Kehluri or Pacchmi. It is classified by the Indian government as a dialect of Punjabi.

Bilaspuri is written with the Devanagari alphabet. In the past it was written with a version of the Takri script.

Devanagari alphabet for Bilaspuri

Devanagari alphabet for Bilaspuri

Takri alphabet for Bilaspuri

Takri alphabet for Bilaspuri

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Sample text (John 3:16)

काँह्भई परमेशरे संसारा रे लोकां ने इतणा प्यार कित्या भई तिने अपणे इकलौते पुत्रा जो तिन्हांरे खातर बलिदान करित्या, ताकि हर इक माहणु सै जे तिस पर विश्वास करो, सै नाश नीं हो, पर अनन्त जीवन पाओ।

Transliteration

kā̃hbhai parmeśre saṅsārā re lokā̃ ne itṇā pyār kityā bhai tine apṇe iklaute putrā jo tinhā̃re khātar balidān karityā, tāki har ik māhṇu sai je tis par viśwās karo,sai nāś nī̃ ho, par anant jīvan pāo.

Translation

For God so loved the world,that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Source: https://www.bilaspuri.com/en/bilaspuri-bible

Details provided by Biswajit Mandal (biswajitmandal[dot]bm90[at]gmail[dot]com)

Sample videos in Bilaspuri

Links

Information about Bilaspuri
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bilaspuri
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/mjl

Pahari languages

Bilaspuri, Chambeali, Dogri, Doteli, Garhwali, Jaunsari, Kangri, Kumaoni, Kullui, Mahasu Pahari, Mandeali, Nepali, Pangwali, Sirmauri

Languages written with the Devanāgarī alphabet

Aka-Jeru, Angika, Avestan, Awadhi, Balti, Bantawa, Bhili, Bhumij, Bilaspuri, Bodo, Bhojpuri, Braj, Car, Chamling, Chhantyal, Chhattisgarhi, Chambeali, Danwar, Dhimal, Dhundari, Dogri, Doteli, Garhwali, Gondi, Gurung, Halbi, Haryanvi, Hindi, Ho, Jarawa, Jaunsari, Kannauji, Kham, Kangri, Kashmiri, Khaling, Khandeshi, Kharia, Khortha, Korku, Konkani, Kullui, Kumaoni, Kurmali, Kurukh, Lambadi, Limbu, Lhomi, Magahi, Magar, Mahasu Pahari, Maithili, Maldivian, Malto, Mandeali, Marathi, Marwari, Mundari, Nancowry. Newar, Nepali, Nimadi, Onge, Pahari, Pali, Pangwali, Rajasthani, Rangpuri, Sadri, Sanskrit, Santali, Saraiki, Sirmauri, Sherpa, Shina, Sindhi, Sunwar, Sylheti, Tamang, Thakali, Thangmi, Wancho, Yakkha, Yolmo

Languages written with versions of the Takri alphabet

Bilaspuri, Dogri, Chambeali, Jaunsari, Kullui, Mandeali, Pangwali, Simauri

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