Mundari language

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Mundari
Native to India, Bangladesh, Nepal
Ethnicity Munda
Native speakers
1.6 million  (2001)[1]
Austroasiatic
Dialects
Bhumij
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
unr – Mundari
unx – "Munda" (Killi)

Mundari is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people, and is closely related to Santali. Mundari is primarily spoken by Munda tribal people in east India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mundari at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    "Munda" (Killi) at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)

Further reading[edit]

  • Evans, Nicholas & Toshki Osada. 2005a. Mundari: the myth of a language without word classes. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 351–390.
  • Evans, Nicholas & Toshki Osada. 2005b. Mundari and argumentation in word-class analysis. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 442–457
  • Hengeveld, Kees & Jan Rijkhoff. 2005. Mundari as a flexible language. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 406–431.
  • Newberry, J. (2000). North Munda dialects: Mundari, Santali, Bhumia. Victoria, B.C.: J. Newberry. ISBN 0-921599-68-4

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