Thakri dialect

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Thakri, or Thakuri is a dialect of Marathi[1] spoken by about 1,00,000 people[2] of the Adivasi community in Raigad district, Maharashtra, India. It has traces of a non-Marathi substratum.[3] It is classified as a part of the Maharashtrian Konkani group of dialects according to ISO 639.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rahman, Tariq (2004). Language and education: selected documents, 1780-2003. Quaid-i-Azam University. p. 461. ISBN 9789698329082. 
  2. ^ Bright, William (1992). International encyclopedia of linguistics. Oxford University Press. p. 53. ISBN 9780195051964. 
  3. ^ Indian Linguistics (Linguistic Society of India) 30 (2): 76. 1969. ISSN 0378-0759. 
  4. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=knn