Pengo language

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

Pengo[4] is a South-Central Dravidian language spoken in Odisha. Most speakers are fluent in Oriya.

Phonology[edit]

Consonants[5]
  Labial Dental Retroflex Palatal Velar Glottal
Plosive Voiceless p t ʈ c k  
Voiced b d ɖ ɟ ɡ  
Fricative Voiceless   s       h
Voiced   z        
Nasal m n ɳ   ŋ  
Approximant ʋ     j    
Lateral   l ɭ      
Tap   ɾ ɽ      

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pengo language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ "Pengo". Multitree. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Pengo". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ also Pengu; Hengo; Hengo Poraja; Jani; Muddali; Paraja; Pango; Pengua
  5. ^ Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju (2003). The Dravidian languages (null ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 56. ISBN 9780511060373.