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MINOR & TRIBAL LANGUAGES

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Hajong: This Indo-Aryan language is spoken in parts of Meghalaya, Assam, West Bengal and Bangladesh.
Halbi (Bastari, Halba, Halabi, Halvi, Mahari)  This Indo-Aryan language is spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh (Bastar district), Maharashtra, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. Dialects: Adkuri, Bastari, Chandari, Gachikolo, Mehari, Muri and Sundi.
Harauti (Hadauti, Piploda) :

 Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Kota area of Rajasthan and some parts of Madhya Pradesh. Sipari and  Harauti are its dialects.

 

Haryanvi (Bangaru, Bangri, Desari, Chamarwa)

It is an Indo-Aryan language spoken  by 13 million people or 85% of the population of  Haryana. It is also spoken in some parts of Punjab, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Dialects: Bangaru Proper, Deswali, Bagdi and Mewati.

 

Hmar (Hamar, Mhar, Hmari  It is spoken in some parts of Assam, Manipur and Mizoram. It is spoken in some parts of Assam, Manipur and Mizoram.
Ho (Lanka Kol, Bihar Ho)

This Austro-Asiatic language is spoken by over a million people belonging to the Ho tribes mainly in the Singhbhum district of Bihar and Mayurbhanj and Koenjhar districts of Orissa and parts of West Bengal and Bangladesh. Its important dialects are Lohara and Chaibasa- Thakurmunda. It is written in the Devanagari script in Bihar and the Oriya script in Orissa.

 

Holiya (Holar, Hole, Holu, Golari- Kannada) This is a Dravidian language spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Hrangkhol (RANGKHOL) This is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in parts of Manipur, Assam, Tripura and also in Myanmar. Hadem is its dialect.
Ikrani  It is non-standard variety of Marathi typical of Dhule district in Maharashtra.
Irula (Eravallan, Erukala, Yerukala, Irava, Irular, Iruliga, Korava, Kad Chensu) :  This is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri, Coimbatore, Periyar, Salem, Chengai Anna), Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Maharshtra. Dialects: Mele Nadu, Vette Kada, Northern Irula ("Kasaba"), Bookapuram, Iruliga, Parikala and Sankara-Yerukala.
Jagannathi (Jaga Aad, Surya Jagannathi) It is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in limited parts of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka. It is very similar to Oriya.
Janggali (Jhangal, Jhangar, Rawat) It is a Tibeto-Burman language with very limited speakers in the Pithoragarh district of Uttar Pradesh.
Jangshung (Jangrami, Zangram, Zhang-Zhung, Thebor, Thebör Skadd, Central Kinnauri) It is the Tibeto-Burman language spoken by about 4% of the population of Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh (1981 census).
Jarawa This language is spoken in the Andaman Islands, interior and south central Rutland Island, central interior and south interior South Andaman Island.
Jatapu This belongs to the Kui-Kuvi branch of Central Dravidian languages and is spoken mainly by some scheduled tribes in the Srikakulam and Visakhapatnam districts of Andhra Pradesh, Ganjam and Koraput districts of Orissa and in some parts of Tamil Nadu.
Jaunsari This Indo-Aryan language is spoken in Jaunsar in Uttar Pradesh and parts of Dehradun in Himachal Pradesh.
Jharia This is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by a very limited number of people in the Koraput district of Orissa.
Jingpho (Chingpo, Kachin, Singpho, Chingpaw, Jinghpaw, Marip) Tibeto-Burman language, mainly spoken in Myanmar and China but also spoken in some parts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
Juang (Puttooas, Patua, Patra-Saara) This is an Austro-Asian language spoken in some parts of the Keonjhar district in Orissa.
Juray This is an Austro-Asian language spoken in some parts of Orissa.


 

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