Ancient Indian Languages

There are more than one thousand languages in India and several thousand dialects. These include 418 listed languages, of which 407 are living languages and eleven are extinct. There are twenty two languages mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution as...

Minor & Tribal Languages of India

97% of India’s 1.3 billion people speak one of the 22 Scheduled languages officially recognized by the Constitution. The remaining 3% speak one of the 92 minor languages as their mother tongue, which are registered as distinct languages, but not recognized under...

Minor & Tribal Languages of India -11 (U-Z)

Ullatan (Katan, Kattalan, Kochuvelan) Dravidian language spoken in some parts of Kerala. Urali (Oorazhi) It is spoken in some parts of  Periyar and Nilgiri areas of Tamil Nadu. Vadval (Phudagi) It is spoken in some parts of  Maharashtra. Vaiphei It is spoken in some...

Minor & Tribal Languages of India -10 (RST)

Rabha (Rava) It is Tibeto-Burman language spoken in  West Assam, Garo Hills, Nagaland, West Bengal and Meghalaya. Dialects: Maitaria, Rangdania. Rajbangsi (Tajpuri) It is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in parts of Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Darjeeling districts of West...

Minor & Tribal Languages of India -9 (OP)

Ojhi (Ojha) It is spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Oko-Juwoi It is spoken in parts of Andaman Islands. Ollari It is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in Koraput in Odisha. Onge It is spoken in southern Andaman Islands. Oriya, Adivasi It is...

Minor & Tribal Languages of India -8 (N)

Naga Pidgin (Nagamese) It is spoken in Nagaland, especially in the Kohima district.   Nagarchal (Nagar, Nagarchi) It is a Dravidian language spoken in some parts of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. Naga, Angami (Ngami, Angamis, Tsoghami, Monr, Tsanglo It is...
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