Muria language

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Muria
Native to India
Native speakers
1.0 million  (2000–2007)[1]
Dravidian
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
emu – Eastern Muria
mut – Western Muria
fmu – Far Western Muria (Gaita Koitor)
Glottolog east2340  (Eastern)[2]
west2408  (Western)[3]
farw1235  (Far Western)[4]

Muria is a Dravidian language spoken in India. Three varieties have minimal intelligibility. It shares its name with Maria language. It is suspected to be mutually unintelligible with northern Gondi dialects.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eastern Muria at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Western Muria at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Far Western Muria (Gaita Koitor) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Eastern Muria". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Western Muria". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Far Western Muria". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  5. ^ Bhadriraju Krishnamurti (2003). The Dravidian languages. Oxford University Press. p. 25.