Maithili, one of the
, originated from
. Its structure is similar to that of ancient
, one of the
. Maithili is also akin to
. It is spoken primarily in northern parts of
. Native speakers of Maithili are settled in a large part of northern India - from
in the west, past Kosi in the east, to
in the south and the foothills of the
on the north. The language is also spoken in Nepal.
is one of the most famous poets of Maithili.
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