Gadaba, Mudhili

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Gadaba, Gol Gadaba, Kondekar, Kondko
Population

8,000 (2000 IICCC).

Location

Andhra Pradesh, Vizianagaram district, Salur and Pachipenta mandals, Vishakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

93%–98% intelligibility among dialects. Lexical similarity: 84%–94% between dialects. Different from Dravidian Mudhili Gadaba [gau] and Pottangi Ollar Gadaba [gdb].

Language Use

All domains. Positive attitudes. Low proficiency in Telugu [tel].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 34%–42% (2001 census).
Writing

Telugu script [Telu].

Other Comments

A Scheduled Tribe. Hindu.