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MINOR & TRIBAL LANGUAGES

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 Badaga (Badugu)

 It is a Dravidian language spoken in the Nilgiri hills and Kunda hills of Tamil Nadu.
Bagata (Bhakta)

Spoken in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Orissa

 

Bagheli (Bagelkhandi, Mannadi, Riwai, Ganggai, Mandal,Kewat, Nagpuri Marathi)   It is spoken in the Northeast Madhya Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal.
Bagri (Bagria, Baorias) Spoken in parts of Punjab, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh by the Bagri tribesmen. It is spoken mainly by the Bansphor, Nat, Bishnoi, Jat and Lohar tribes.
Bahawalpuri (Riasati)  Spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Baiga (Bega, Bhumia) Spoken in some parts of Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal by the Baiga tribes.
Bangaru This is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by over 5.7 million Bangris located mainly in the states of Haryana, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Delhi.
Bareli Bareli or Barel is spoken by the people of the Barel tribes in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and in northern Dhule District of Maharashtra. The language belongs to the Bhil branch of the Indo-Aryan language family and reflects both Rajasthani and Gujarati influence.
Bateri Spoken in some places near Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir.
Bathudi Spoken in some parts of Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal by the Bathudi tribes.
Bauria (Badak, Babri, Basria, Vaghri,Baori): The Bauria language is spoken by the Bauria tribes and belongs to the Bhil branch of the Indo-Aryan language family and reflects both Rajasthani and Gujarati influence. It is spoken in some parts of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
Bazigar Spoken in some parts of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.
Bedia (Bediya, Beriya) Spoken in some parts of Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and West Bengal.
Bellari It is a Dravidian language related to Tulu and Koraga.

 

Bhadrawahi (Baderwali, Badrohi, Bahi)

 

Spoken in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir. Bhalesi and Padari are its dialects while Pangi is a language similar to it.
Bhalay It is spoken in many parts of the Amravati District in Maharashtra.
Bharia (Bhar, Bharat, Bhumia, Bhumiya, Paliha) It is spoken in Bilaspur, Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Datia, Durg, Jabalpur, Mandla, Panna, Rewa, Sidhi, Surguja, Tikamgarh districts of Madhya Pradesh and also in some parts of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Bhattiyali (Bhatiali Pahari, Bhatiyali)  

It is spoken in Himachal Pradesh, mainly in parts of the Chamba District.

Bhatneri

It is spoken mainly in parts of northwest Bhattiana region of Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

Bhatola : Spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh.
Bhatri (Bhattri, Bhattra, Bhatra) Spoken in some parts of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Orissa.
Bhilala (Bhilali Spoken in some parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Rajasthan.
Bhili (Bhilbari, Bhilboli, Bhilla, Bhil, Vil)

Spoken in some parts of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Jammu, Kashmir, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Rajasthan and Tripura. It has various dialects like Anarya, Baoria, Bhimchaura, Charani, Dhodhri, Haburi, Kokna, Kotali, Kotvali (Kotwalia), Magri, Naiki, Neelishikari, Padvi, Panchali, Pittala Bhasha, Ranawat, Rani, Siyalgiri, Tadavi, Takankari, Takari and Valvi.

 

 

Bhilori It is spoken in parts of northern Dhule District, around Dhadgaon in Maharashtra. Bhilodi and Noiri (Satpuda Noiri) are its dialects. 

  Bhim (Bhina)

Spoken in some parts of Tripura.
Bhojpuri (Bhojapuri, Bihari): Spoken in parts of the Purnea district in Bihar and some parts of Assam, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.  It has several dialects like Northern Standard Bhojpuri (Gorakhpuri, Sarawaria, Basti), Western Standard Bhojpuri (Purbi, Benarsi), Southern Standard Bhojpuri (Kharwari), Tharu, Madhesi, Domra and Musahari.
Bhottara Spoken in some parts of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Orissa.
Bhoyari (Bhomiyari, Bhuria): Spoken in some parts of Maharashtra. Kumbhari, Marari, Ojhi, Powari are its dialects.
Bhuiya (Bhuinhar, Bhuinya, Bhumia): Spoken in some parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
Bhumij (Sadar Bhumij, Munda): Spoken primarily in Mayurbhanj District, Orissa and Singhbhum District, Bihar and also in parts of West Bengal. Its dialects are Kisan-Bhumij, Kurmi, Parse-Khumij and Rahiya.
Bhunjia (Bhumjiya): Spoken in Raipur, Hoshangabad, Sambalpur, Kalshandi districts of Madhya Pradesh and in parts of Maharashtra and Orissa
Biete (Bete) Spoken in some parts of Meghalaya, Mizoram, Assam and Cachar Hills
Bihari The heartland for Bihari lies in the Bihar Province of India and extends over into Western Terai of southern Nepal. The Bihari is spoken in several dialects, the most common of which is Bhojpuri. Although this dialect has very little written literature, it has many oral folk tales. Other Bihari dialects are Nagpuri and Magahi.
Bijori (Binjhia, Birijia, Burja Spoken in some parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal.
Bilaspuri (Pacchmi, Kahluri, Kehluri) Spoken in some parts of Himachal Pradesh.
Binjhwari (Binjhal) This language is spoken by the Binjhwari or Binjhal tribes in some parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and West Bengal.
Birhor (Bihor, Birhar, Birhore)  

Spoken in parts of Hazaribagh and Ranchi districts and the Singbhum  area of Bihar and parts of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa and West Bengal.

 

 

Bodo (Boro, Bodi, Bara, Boroni, Mechi)

Spoken in parts of Assam, West Bengal and Nepal. Chote and Mech are its dialects.

 

 

Bodo Parja (Parji, Parja, Jodia Parja) Spoken in some parts of Koraput district in Orissa.
Bondo (Bhonda, Gutobi, Remo, Nanqa Poroja

  Spoken in some parts of Koraput and Bondo Hills in Orissa.

 

 

Braj Bhasha (Braj, Antarbedi) : It is a dialect of Hindi and is spoken in some parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, the Agra region in Uttar Pradesh and parts of Rajasthan and Delhi. Bhuksa, Sikarwari, Jadobafi and Dangi are its dialects.
Brokskat (Brokpa, Brokpa Of Dah-Hanu, Dokskat, Kyango, Minaro) : It is spoken in areas along the Indus River in Ladakh and Kargil districts in northern Kashmir and in some areas like Chulichan, Gurgurdo, Batalik and Dah.
Bunan (Ghara, Gahr)  

Spoken in some parts of Himachal Pradesh and western Tibet.

 

 

Bundeli (Bundelkhandi)   It is spoken in Uttar Pradesh (Jalaun, Jhansi, Hamirpur districts), Madhya Pradesh (Balaghat, Chhindwara, Hoshangabad, Sagar, Sehore, Panna, Satna, Chhatarpur, Tikamgarh, Shivpuri, Guna, Bhind, Morena, Gwalior, Narsinghpur, Seoni, Datia districts), Maharashtra (Bhandara, Nagpur districts) and in some parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. It has various dialects like Bundeli, Pawari (Powari), Lodhanti (Rathora), Khatola, Banaphari, Kundri, Nibhatta, Bhadauri (Towargarhi), Lodhi, Koshti, Kumbhari, Nagpuri Hindi and Chhindwara Bundeli.


 


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