Kurichiya language

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Kurichiya
Native to India
Ethnicity Kurichiya
Native speakers
29,000  (2004)[1]
Dravidian
  • Southern
    • (?)
      • Kurichiya
Dialects
Kunnam
Wayanad
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kfh
Glottolog kuri1256[2]

Kurichiya is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language spoken by the Kurichiya, a Scheduled tribe of India. The two dialects, Kunnam and Wayanad, are no closer to each other than they are to Malayalam.

References[edit]

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