Betta Kurumba language

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Betta Kurumba
Beṭṭa Kurumba
Native to India
Region Nilgiri mountains (Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala)
Native speakers
32,000  (2003)[1]
Dravidian
Kannada script. Malayalam script. Tamil script.
Language codes
ISO 639-3 xub
Glottolog bett1235[2]
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The Betta Kurumba language (Beṭṭa Kurumba; Tamilபெட்டக் குறும்பர், Peṭṭak Kuṟumpar ?) is a Dravidian language related to Tamil, spoken by 32,000 people in the Nilgiri mountains and in adjoining areas in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Beṭṭa (ಬೆಟ್ಟ) means “hills” in Kannada.

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  1. ^ Betta Kurumba at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Betta Kurumba". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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