Kupia language

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Kupia
Valmiki
Native toIndia
RegionTelangana, Andhra Pradesh
Ethnicity79,000 (2007)[1]
Native speakers
6,600 (2007)[1]
Telugu script
Language codes
ISO 639-3key
Glottologkupi1238[2]

Kupia is Indo-Ayran language related to Odia and spoken by Valmiki people in the Indian state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Valmiki are a tribal group, concentrated in the agency area of Hyderabad, Mahabubnagar, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts.

Kupia script[edit]

Kupia language is written using Kupia alphabet that was created by Sathupati Prasanna Sree.

References[edit]

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