Bodo–Garo languages

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Bodo–Garo
Bodo
Geographic
distribution
India
Linguistic classification Sino-Tibetan
Subdivisions
  • Bodo
  • Garo
Glottolog None

The Bodo–Garo languages are a small family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in eastern India. The name Bodo is not related with the Tibetan ethnonym bod, which is the basis of the names Bodic and Bodish.

Bodo–Garo consists of two well defined branches:

Bodo
Bodo, Tiwa (Lalung), Tripuri (Kokborok, Reang, Usoi), Chutia/Deuris language, Moran (extinct)
Old Hajong
Garo
Garo and Megam

Bodo is an official language of the Indian state of Assam. Kokborok, or Tripuri, is the official languages of the state of Tripura. Megam has been strongly influenced by Khasic languages.

See also[edit]

bodo is a great generation in this world <ref°Ň the bodo kochari is a big jonojati in the assam.

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • George van Driem (2001) Languages of the Himalayas: An Ethnolinguistic Handbook of the Greater Himalayan Region. Brill.
  • Wood, Daniel Cody (2008) An Initial Reconstruction of Proto-Boro-Garo (MSc Thesis, University of Oregon)