Vaagri Booli language

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Vaagri Booli
Hakkipikki
Native to India
Region Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Pondicherry, Karnataka, Maharashtra.
Ethnicity 12,000
Native speakers
9,300  (2007)[1]
Indo-European
Language codes
ISO 639-3 vaa
Glottolog vaag1238[2]

Vaagri Booli is an unclassified tribal Indic language of southern India. It is not close to Hindi or Marathi. Hakkipikki and other local names for the people mean 'bird catchers'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vaagri Booli at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Vaagri Booli". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.