Pengo language

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Pengo
Region India
Native speakers
350,000  (2000)[1]
Dravidian
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
      • Manda–Pengo
        • Pengo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 peg
Glottolog peng1244[2]

Pengo[3] is a South-Central Dravidian language spoken in Odisha. Most speakers are fluent in Oriya.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants[4]
  Labial Dental Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Nasal m n ɳ   ŋ  
Plosive voiceless p t ʈ c k  
voiced b d ɖ ɟ ɡ  
Fricative voiceless   s       h
voiced   z        
Approximant central ʋ     j    
lateral   l ɭ      
Tap   ɾ ɽ      

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pengo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pengo". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ also Pengu; Hengo; Hengo Poraja; Jani; Muddali; Paraja; Pango; Pengua
  4. ^ Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju (2003). The Dravidian languages (null ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 56. ISBN 9780511060373. 

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