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Punjabi Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ; Devanagari पंजाबी; Shahmukhi: پنجابی) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by 130 million (2013 estimate) native speakers worldwide, making it the 9th most widely spoken language (2010) in the world. It is the native language of the Punjabi people who inhabit the historical Punjab region of Pakistan and India. It is the only tonal language among the Indo-Aryan languages.

Punjabi is the most widely spoken language in Pakistan and the 11th most widely spoken in India and the 3rd-most natively spoken language in Indian Subcontinent. Punjabi is also currently the third most spoken language in the United Kingdom  and Canada. The language also has a significant presence in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Australia and the United States of America.

The influence of Punjabi as a cultural language in the Indian Subcontinent is increasing day by day due to Bollywood. Most Bollywood movies now have Punjabi vocabulary mixed in, along with a few songs fully sung in Punjabi. At any point in time, Punjabi songs in Bollywood movies now account for more than 50% of the top of the charts listings.

source via: wikipedia

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