Kannada dialects

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Kannada
Kannada–Badaga
Geographic
distribution
South India
Linguistic classification Dravidian
Subdivisions
Glottolog bada1263[1]

Kannada dialects, in the broad sense incorporating the Kannada–Badaga languages, are spoken in and around Karnataka.

Kannada dialects and languages[edit]

There are about 20 dialects of Kannada, including Kundagannada, Havigannada, and Are Bhashe.

Kannada proper[edit]

Dialects of Kannada proper fall into four groups:[2]

Coastal dialects 
Mangalore Kannada, Halakki, Barkur, Havyaka, Kundagannada, Sirsi Kannada, Ankola Kannada, {see also Goan Komarpant}Malenadu Kannada.
Northern Dialects
Dharwad Kannada, Gulbarga Kannada, Vijayapura Kannada
South-eastern
Are Bhashe or Gowda Kannada, Tiptur Kannada, Rabakavi, Nanjangudu
South Karnataka
Aruvu, Bangalore Kannada, Soliga, Kannada Kurumba, Gowdra Bhashe

Badagu[edit]

Badagu is the Kannada-related language spoken by the Badaga community in the Nilgiri region in Tamil Nadu.[3]

See also : R-colored vowel in Badaga

Urali[edit]

Urali is also close to Kannada.

Study of Kannada languages and dialects[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Badaga–Kannada". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Michail Andronov, 2003. A comparative grammar of the Dravidian languages
  3. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011Census/Language_MTs.html