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What does NIA stand for?

NIA stands for New Indo-Aryan (linguistics)

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Grierson had suggested dividing New Indo-Aryan into three subgroupings which he called midland languages, intermediate languages and outer languages (Southworth 2005: 130).
Abbreviations < historically deriving from > historically developing into [left arrow] borrowed from IIr Indo-Iranian MIA Middle Indo-Aryan NIA New Indo-Aryan OIA Old Indo-Aryan PIE Proto Indo-European Variants of Romani Note that the following list of abbreviations is only meant as an approximation; mostly it does not refer to variants known under specific names.
The language or languages of these texts are various forms of early New Indo-Aryan, in a style often referred to as sant bhasa, but with influences from a diversity of languages, including Sanskrit, Apabhramsha, Braj, Hindi, Marathi, Lahnda, and Panjabi.
It provides valuable evidence of early Muslim participation in the formation of Indian literary canons and probably predates the creation of literatures in the new Indo-Aryan languages.
Anusandhan is an irregular publication of excellent philological scholarship, edited by a leading Svetambar Murtipujak scholar-monk and the doyen of Indian New Indo-Aryan linguistic scholars.
In spite of being one of the oldest and perhaps even the oldest attested New Indo-Aryan language--with a remarkable and distinctive ancient literature, including folk-epics and chronicles--the Rajasthani language has received scant attention from Western scholars.