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Maithili मैथिली, মৈথিলী, Maithilī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South-eastern Nepal and North Bihar of India by 46 million people as of 2000, of which 3 million were in Nepal. It is written with the Devanagari script, but used its own Mithilakshar script in the past.
Spoken In : India and Nepal. Jharkhand, Northern Bihar, Terai Region of Nepal
Native Speakers: 35 million (2001)
Language family: Indo-European > Indo-Iranian > Indo-Aryan > Eastern > Maithili
Writing system: Devanagari, Mithilakshar
Official language in: 8th schedule of Constitution of India, Bihar
Language codes: mai (ISO 639-2, ISO 639-3)
In 2003, Maithili was included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution, which allows the language to be used in education, government, and other official contexts. It is the second most spoken language of Nepal (at around 12%).