Hindi language which emerges from the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo Iranian language family which in turn was a part of the Indo European language family, is primarily spoken in the Indian subcontinent. It has often been recognised as the Apabhramsha form of Sanskrit. Before it is easy to see how Sanskrit has been influential at shaping the Hindi language. Both Hindi and Sanskrit use Devanagari Script and wine Hindi is an official language in India it is still not a national language. However Hindi enjoys the status of an official language in at least 3 union territories and 9 Indian states. It is an Indo Aryan language spoken in the Hindi belt. It is also one of the 22 scheduled languages in the Indian Constitution.
Let’s see what is the scope in the Hindi language in the future.
Hindi is spoken as a mother tongue by 44 per cent of Indians. Hindi has about 425M speakers who speak Hindi as their first language and another 120M who speak it as their second or third language in the entire world.Nepal accounted for over 77.6K first language speakers and over 1M people speaking Hindi as their second language, some 10 years back. Fiji on the other hand has almost 380K people speaking Hindi.
Apart from India and Fiji where Hindi is extensively spoken, Hindi has also been taken abroad by numerous Hindi speakers who have found job opportunities abroad and have been responsible for the spread and recognition of Hindi as a spoken language. Hindi is spoken in such regions in a variety of dialects such as Fiji Hindi, Caribbean Hindustani spoken in Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname and Guyana. The first fourth most spoken native language in the world after Mandarin, Spanish, and English, Hindi enjoys the status of being the third most spoken language in the world after Mandarin and English.
Hindi is spoken in many countries in Nepal, Mauritius and Guyana, the United States, Bangladesh, Belize, Belize, Canada, Bhutan, Botswana, Kenya, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, South Africa, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Zambia. Singapore is also widely known in North Korea.
With its growing popularity, technological developments are designed to accommodate the rising Hindi-speaking audience.
Many leading companies are actually increasing their apps and website interfaces to enhance the Hindi language in order to reach a broader public.
With as many speakers and as many countries to speak Hindi in, Hindi makes a great choice for someone who wishes to do business or seek a career in such countries. Apart from these, a variety of career options open up after learning Hindi, such as being a translator, interpreter, proofreader, content writer-editor, Hindi could be a great paying choice for work. One could also be a teacher, professor, lecturer, a radio jockey, poet, lyricist, scriptwriter or a screenplay writer, an advertisement professional, a storyteller, a documentary maker, a copywriter, anchor, reporter, newsreader, news correspondent, journalist, curriculum designer in education startups for a digital marketing content creator, and audio-video creator or a voice-over artist, etc., the list is endless! A learner could therefore associate himself or herself with academic institutions, electronic media, government sector jobs, be associated with a linguistic/ language company, or with the names you aur government organisation working as social workers anthropologist sociologists who are willing to travel across the country and can efficiently communicate in Hindi and work with the locals or work in research organisations.
It’s so interesting to know that, there is a huge demand for experts to provide language training for the U.S. military to equip them to interact with locals in places where the language is used.