The Gujarati language is a branch of the Indo-Aryan family of languages. It is the native language of the Indian state of Gujarat and is spoken by the Gujarati people. The language is descended from Old Gujarati. The language is one of the most widely spoken in the world. There are roughly 2.2 million native speakers worldwide.
Gujarati is a semi-independent language of India and is among the 22 official languages and 14 regional languages of the country. The language has many characteristics that make it easy to learn, speak, and understand. It is a comparatively simple language and has a high degree of adaptability to social interactions. Many Avestan and Pahlavi texts have been translated into Gujarati.
The language has numerous Persian and Arabic loanwords. It has also borrowed vocabulary from European languages, including English and Portuguese. The Gujarati alphabet contains numerals one to ten. Some letters have multiple meanings, which can lead to confusion among the speakers. The Gujarati alphabet also includes several consonants.
In Gujarati, there are seven vowel phonemes. Each vowel is either nasal or oral. Consonants are either unaspirated or aspirated. In addition, Gujarati has three genders: male and female. Some words are pronounced similarly to their English sources, while others differ in ways that make them sound like a completely different language.