Manna-Dora language

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Native to India
Region Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Ethnicity 30,000
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
  • South-Central
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mju
Glottolog mann1245[2]

Manna-Dora is either a nearly extinct Dravidian language closely related to Telugu, or a dialect of Telugu. It is spoken by the eponymous Scheduled Tribe in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Manna-Dora at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Manna-Dora". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ "List of notified Scheduled Tribes". Census India. pp. 21–22. Retrieved 15 December 2013.