Juang language

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Native to India
Region Orissa
Native speakers
24,000  (2001 census)[1]
  • Munda
    • Kharia–Juang
      • Juang
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jun
Glottolog juan1238[2]

The Juang language is a language spoken primarily by the Juang people of eastern India.


The Juang language belongs to the Munda language family, the whole of which is classified as a branch of the greater Austroasiatic language family. Among the Munda languages, Juang is considered to be most closely related to Kharia.[1]


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