Gowlan tongue

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Native toIndia
RegionMaharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, northern Karnataka
EthnicityGowlan people
Native speakers
20,200 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
goj – Gowlan
Glottologgowl1242  Gowlan[2]

Gowlan is an Indo-Aryan language of India spoken by the Gowlan people, a Scheduled Caste. Gowlan speakers are situated in the Amravati district of Maharashtra, the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh and northern Karnataka. According to Ethnologue, Gowlan belongs to the Southern Zone, and possesses substantial lexical similarities with Bhalay.


  1. ^ Gowlan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gowlan". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.