Konda language (Dravidian)

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Konda
Region India
Ethnicity Konda-Dora
Native speakers
20,000  (2007)[1]
Dravidian
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
      • Dora
        • Konda
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kfc
Glottolog kond1295[2]

Konda, also known as Konda-Dora, is one of the Dravidian languages spoken in India. It is spoken by the scheduled tribe of the Konda-Dora.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants [3]
  Labial Dental Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m   n ɳ   ŋ  
Plosive Voiceless p t   ʈ   k  
Voiced b d   ɖ   ɡ  
Fricative Voiceless     s       (h)
Voiced     z        
Approximant w       j    
Tap     ɾ ɽ      
trill Voiceless            
Voiced     r        
Lateral     l ɭ      

References[edit]

  1. ^ Konda at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Konda-Dora". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju (2003). The Dravidian languages (null ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 70. ISBN 978-0-511-06037-3.