Madiya language

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Maria
Madiya
Native to India
Native speakers
ca. 360,000 (2000)[1]
Dravidian
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
mrr – Garhchiroli Maria
daq – Dandami Maria
Glottolog mari1414  (Maria)[2]
dand1238  (Dandami Maria)[3]

Madiya or Maria is a Dravidian language spoken in India. It may be regarded as a dialect of Gondi, but is suspected to be mutually unintelligible with most other Gondi varieties.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garhchiroli Maria at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Dandami Maria at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Maria". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Dandami Maria". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Bhadriraju Krishnamurti (2003). The Dravidian languages. Oxford University Press. p. 25.