Thachanadan language

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Thachanadan
Native to India
Native speakers
3,000  (2004 survey)[1]
Dravidian
  • Southern
    • (?)
      • Thachanadan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 thn
Glottolog thac1235[2]

Thachanadan is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language spoken by a Scheduled tribe of India. Dissimilar to other Dravidian languages, its most likely affinities are to Mullu Kurumba, with which it has 66-72% lexical similarity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thachanadan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Thachanadan". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.