Attapady Kurumba language

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Not to be confused with Kurumba language.
Attapady Kurumba
Native to India
Native speakers
unknown (1,400 cited 1991 census)[1]
  • Southern
    • (?)
      • Attapady Kurumba
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pkr
Glottolog atta1243[2]

Attapady Kurumba is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language spoken by a Scheduled tribe of India. It shows only approximately 50% lexical similarity with the other South Dravidian languages named Kurumba, but up to 82% with Muduga; Attapady Kurumba, Muduga, and Irula each use their mother tongue when speaking to each other.[1]


  1. ^ a b Attapady Kurumba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Attapady Kurumba". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.