|58,065 (2011 census)|
Yerukula is a Dravidian language mainly spoken by the Yerukala tribe. This language is also called Kurru basha or Kulavatha. Yerukala is linguistically close to South Dravidian languages such as Ravula and Irula. Lexical similarity among these languages ranges from 53% to 81%; in the case of Irula, it varies from 33% to 38%; in case of Ravula, it varies from 28% to 45%; in case of modern Tamil, it varies from 27% to 45%.
Sathupati Prasanna Sree has developed a unique script for use with the language.
Some of the language terms, mostly relations.
|Father||Aava||Father's Father||Jejaava||Father's Mother||Jeji|
|Mother||Amma||Mother's Father||Tata||Mother's Mother||Ammamma|
|Son||Momu||Elder Brother||Berannu||Younger Brother||Thenbhi|
|Daughter||Maga||Elder Sister||Berukka||Younger Sister||Thangisee|
|Grand Daughter||Pethi||Grand Son||Pyathu||Father's Sister||Atta|
|Elder Sister-in-law||Nanga||Younger Sister-in-law||Merchenchi||Uncle||Mama|
- "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". www.censusindia.gov.in. Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yerukula". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- http://www.yerukala.info - Yerukalas Home Page
- http://www.hindu.com/2007/08/08/stories/2007080853290400.htm - Yerukala script
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