Akar-Bale language

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Native to India
Region Andaman Islands
Extinct (date missing)
Great Andamanese
  • Southern
    • Bale
Language codes
ISO 639-3 acl
Glottolog akar1243[1]

The Bale language, Akar-Bale (also Balwa), is an extinct Southern[2] Great Andamanese language once spoken in the Andaman Islands in Ritchie's Archipelago, Havelock Island, and Neill Island.

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  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Akar-Bale". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Manoharan, S. (1983). "Subgrouping Andamanese group of languages." International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics XII(1): 82-95.