Thachanadan language

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Native to India
Native speakers
3,000 (2004 survey)[1]
  • 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.


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