Family: Indo-European ==> Indo-Iranian ==>Indo-Aryan ==> Western ==> Gujarati Languages ==>
Population of Speakers: 56 million (Data: 2011)
Gujarati, also known as Gujarathi, is a member of the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. Its closest relatives are Hindi and Punjabi. It is estimated that it is spoken as a first language by 45.7 million people in India, primarily in the state of Gujarat, and worldwide by 46.6 million people
Gujarati is not currently taught on the IU campus, but we do have access to archived materials that are not ready to share. Learn more about Gujarati here.