Deccan

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Dakini, Deccani, Desi
Population

12,800,000 (2000).

Location

Central Maharashtra, Deccan Plateau; Karnataka, Belgaum and Bijapur districts; Madhya Pradesh, Raisen and Sehore districts; Gujarat.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bijapuri, Kalvadi (Dharwar).

Other Comments

May be the same as Dakhini dialect of Urdu [urd]. Muslim (Sunni), Muslim (Shi’a).