Kurichiya language

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Kurichiya
Native to India
Ethnicity Kurichiya
Native speakers
29,000 (2004)[1]
Dravidian
  • Southern
    • (?)
      • Kurichiya
Dialects
  • Kunnam
  • Wayanad
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kfh
Glottolog kuri1256[2]

Kurichiya is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language spoken by the Kurichiya, a Scheduled tribe of India. The two dialects, Kunnam and Wayanad, are no closer to each other than they are to Malayalam.

References[edit]

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