Bazigar language

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Native to India
Ethnicity 800,000 Bazigar (no date)[1]
Native speakers
(58,000 cited 1981 census)[2]
  • (unclassified)
    • Bazigar
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bfr
Glottolog bazi1237[3]
A native Bazigar speaker.

Bazigar is an unclassified Dravidian language of northern India. Speakers are scattered across the country, but the principal block of speakers are south of Chandigarh in adjoining areas of the states of Panjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. Speakers are shifting to more dominant languages.


  1. ^ Bazigar at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  2. ^ Bazigar at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bazigar". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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