|Region||Karnataka & Kerala|
Bellari is a Dravidian variety of India spoken by about 1,000 Bellara, a Scheduled Caste of Karnataka and Kerala. It is reportedly close to Tulu and Koraga (especially the former), but it is not known if it is a separate language or a dialect of Tulu. A community of fifty families of basket-weavers live in Kundapura Taluk in coastal Karnataka.
- Bellari at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Bellari". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Sanford Steever, 1998, The Dravidian Languages
- Kannada Prabha (Kannada daily). 11 March 2011 http://archives.kannadaprabha.com/News.asp?&Topic=-124&Title=ڇ%20Oګڄs%20߽ګ. Retrieved 4 February 2013. Missing or empty
- Govt. owned website. "Karnatakada Budakattu Bhashegalu". Bangalore: Classical Kannada.org. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
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