A language of India
ISO 639-3: kfu
||12,000 (2007). Ethnic population: 294,000 Kathodi.
||Maharashtra, Raigad and Thane districts, Sahayadri Range foothills; Rajasthan, northwest, Onga, Samicha Parebati, Mubusha, Jhadol police station areas; Gujarat, Surat, Bharuch, Sabarkantha, Dang districts; Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Amboli and Dapada Panchayat areas.
||Katakari, Katari, Kathodi, Katvadi
||Northern Katkari, Central Katkari, Southern Katkari. Referred to as a dialect of Marathi [mar]. 89%–96% intelligibility between dialects. Lexical similarity: 67%–75% with Marathi, 77%–90% among dialects.
||Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Southern zone, Konkani
||Vigorous. Home, community. Most also use Marathi [mar].
||A Scheduled Tribe. Singh (1994:475–479) reports their L1 in Maharashtra is Marathi [mar], in Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Kukna [kex], in Gujarat is a variety of Marathi [mar], in Rajasthan is Kathodi, a variety of Marathi [mar]. Agriculturalists. Hindu syncretism with traditional religion.