Maithili

Maithili translation services

Classification

Indo-European > Indic

Script

Devanagari

Text direction

Left-to-right

Speakers

24 million

Other names

Official language

Nepal, India

Interesting Fact

The name Maithili comes from Mithila, an ancient kingdom in modern-day India and Nepal.

Profile

Maithili is mainly spoken by the Maithili ethnic group in India and Nepal. It is the second most spoken language in Nepal with circa 3 million speakers and a further 34 million speakers in India.

Previously, Maithili has been considered a dialect of Bengali or Hindi or grouped with other Bihari languages. There are several dialects within Maithili with a great variety between them but they are all mutually intelligible.

Maithili used to be written with Maithili script but is now written with the Devanagari script.

Services offered for this language

Translation / Transcreation / Subtitling / Localization / Adaptation / Copywriting / Authoring / Proofreading / Revision / Editing / Translation quality assurance / Terminology / Linguistic validation / Glossary creation / Dubbing / Voice-overs / Transcription / Typesetting / Simultaneous interpreting / Consecutive interpreting / Conference interpreting / Telephone interpreting / Public service interpreting / Interpreting equipment hire / Foreign language consulting

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