Bhilali language

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Bhilali
Ethnicity Bhil
Native speakers
1.1 million  (2001–2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bhi – Bhilali
rtw – Rathawi
Glottolog bhil1253  (Bhilali)[2]
rath1243  (Rathawi)[3]

Bhilali is a Bhil language of India. Two varieties, Bhilali proper and Rathawi (Rathwi), are largely mutually intelligible. A third, Parya Bhilali, is more distant, but is treated as a dialect.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhilali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Rathawi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bhilali". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Rathawi". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.