Origin Of Hindi Language

Education News | Nov-13-2021

Origin Of Hindi Language

From the above couplets it can be inferred that the father of modern Hindi, harishchandra was very much attached to his language Hindi. If we talk about the development of the Hindi language, then it will not be wrong to say that Hindi language, then it will not be wrong to say that Hindi has developed a lot in the last hundred years and its increasing day by day. The history of the Hindi language is believed to be about a thousand years old. Sanskrit is the oldest language of India, also known as Arya bhasha or devbhasha. Hindi is considered the successor of this Arya language Sanskrit, as well as it is said that Hindi is born from the womb of Sanskrit. Sanskrit lived in India from 1500 BC to BC; this language was divided into two parts- Vedic and temporal. The language in which the Vedas were originally composed is called Vedic Sanskrit, which refers to the Vedas and Upanishads, while cosmic Sanskrit refers to the philosophical texts. Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc, texts have been written in this language. The language which comes after Sanskrit is Pali. The Pali language lasted from 500 BC to the 1st century AD and Buddhist texts were composed in this language.

A polite and standard form of spoken language is found in Buddhist texts. Prakrit language emerged after Pali. It lasted from 1 AD to 500 AD. A considerable amount of Jain literature was written in this language. By the first AD, this colloquial language had changed further and it was named Prakrit. The colloquial language which was easily spoken and understood at that time was called Prakrit language. There were many regional dialects in this language at that time, in which shauraseni, paishachi are prominent. Let us tell you that the name Avahat is found in the 'kirtilata' of the great poet kokil Vidyapati Maithili. Devotional poets across the country took the help of Hindi journalism played a very important role in the freedom struggle of India. Many national leaders including Mahatma Gandhi started seeing Hindi as the national language. After India's independence, on 14 September 1949, Hindi has declared the official language of India. This was the journey of the development of Hindi. If we try to know more about the development of the Hindi language, Hindi is the official and central Indo-Aryan language of the Republic of India. According to the 2001 census, about 25.79 million Indians use Hindi as their mother tongue.

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