Muria language

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Muria
Native to India
Native speakers
1.0 million  (2000–2007)[1]
Dravidian
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
emu – Eastern Muria
mut – Western Muria
fmu – Far Western Muria

Muria is a Dravidian language spoken in India. Three varieties have minimal intelligibility. It shares its name with Maria language. It is suspected to be mutually unintelligible with northern Gondi dialects.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eastern Muria at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Western Muria at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Far Western Muria at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Bhadriraju Krishnamurti (2003). The Dravidian languages. Oxford University Press. p. 25.