Naiki language

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Naiki
Southeastern Kolami
Native to India
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1989)[1]
1,500 Naiki proper (2007)
Dravidian
  • Central
    • Kolami–Naiki
      • Naiki
Dialects
Chanda
Naikṛi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nit
Glottolog sout1549[2]

Naiki, or Southeastern Kolami, is a tribal Central Dravidian language used in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states of India. Dialects are Naiki proper, or Chanda, and Naikṛi (Krishnamurti 2003:57)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Naiki at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Southeastern Kolami". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.