Language Info

Maithili written in Devanagari script

Below you'll find all the characters used to write this language and all the countries where this language is used.

Alternate Scripts for Maithili

  • Maithili can also be written using the Tirhuta script

Standard Characters

The minimal characters required for this language

Auxiliary Characters

Additional letters (beyond the minimal set) used in foreign or technical words found in typical magazines, newspapers, etc..

Punctuation Characters

The marks used to separate sentences and to clarify meaning

Unicode Blocks

Maithili uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


    The worldwide literate language population for Maithili is 18,615,553 people across 2 countries.


    15,383,280 people
    1.20% literate in Maithili


    3,232,273 people
    11.00% literate in Maithili


    Our data is sourced from a number of places, and we want to give them credit here. We use ISO639 codes for the country codes that support the language.

    1. Unicode CLDR
    2. CLDR Exemplar Characters