The Hierarchy of Honorifics in Bhojpuri

Anupriya Anupriya
2020 International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences  
This paper studies the hierarchy of honorificity in the language of Bhojpuri. Bhojpuri is one of the dominant languages of Bihar which has a got a lot to explore in linguistically. Previously, a lot has been studied on Bhojpuri but this specific study deals with the case of honorificity in the various social contexts of Bhojpuri. It tries to showcase that how the speakers of the western dialect of Bhojpuri, spoken in western part of Bihar carry their cultural domains in the form of honorifics into the structure of their language.
doi:10.22161/ijels.55.21 fatcat:5gao5xapfncr5or7zq7ihks4m4