Development of Gharwali language?
Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 06 Mar '13 06:31 am
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In the middle period of the course of development of Indo-Aryan languages, there were many prakrit. Of these, the "Khas Prakrit" is believed to be the source of Garhwali although some scholars believe "Shaurseni Apabhransa" to be the source of the Garhwali. The early form of Garhwali can be traced to the tenth century which is found in numismatics, royal seals, inscriptional writings on copper plates and temple stones containing royal orders and grants. One such early example is the temple grant inscription of King Jagatpal at Dev Prayag. Most of the Garhwali literature is preserved in folk form, handed down verbally from generation to generation but since the eighteenth century, literary traditions are flourishing.] Till the seventeenth century, Garhwal was always a sovereign nation under the Garhwali Kings.Naturally, Garhwali was the official language of the Garhwal Kingdom for hundreds of years under the Panwar (Shah) Kings and even before them, until the Gurkhas captured Garhwal an ...moreAnswered by LIPSIKA, 06 Mar '13 06:38 am
In the middle period of the course of development of Indo-Aryan languages, there were many prakrit. Of these, the "Khas Prakrit" is believed to be the source of Garhwali although some scholars believe "Shaurseni Apabhransa" to be the source of the Garhwali.Answered by Quest, 06 Mar '13 11:29 am
Gharwali language contains many prakrits from which the Khas Prakrit is considered as the source and origin of Garhwali language. In 10th century, this language earliest form was traced. Many writings on copper plates, inscriptional matters and temples stones all were surveyed. These evidences became the proof of evolution of Garhwali language and therefore this language became rich in literature. From 18th century onwards the literary aspect of this idiom start flourishing and therefore later on this language became the official language of the Indian state of Uttarkhand. In addition this languge belongs to Indo European language family.Answered by Suryakant A, 06 Mar '13 08:19 am