Muduga language

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Native to India
Native speakers
(3,400 cited 1991 census)[1]
  • Southern
    • (?)
      • Muduga
Language codes
ISO 639-3 udg
Glottolog mudu1239[2]

Muduga also called Mudugar is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language of India influenced by Kannada and Tulu. It is mainly spoken by Muduga tribes in the Attappady valley south of the Nilgiris in Palakkad district, Kerala.[3] It is mutually intelligible with Attapady Kurumba.


  1. ^ Muduga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Muduga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Rajendran, Nanu (1986). Muduga Language. Ennes Publications.