Kanjari

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kagari, Kangar Bhat, Kangri, Kanjri
Population

91,200 (1995).

Location

Uttar Pradesh, Aligarh, Farrukhabad, Etawah, Sitapur, and Kheri districts; Rajasthan; Andhra Pradesh; Madhya Pradesh.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kuchbandhi. May be in the Panjabi group.

Other Comments

Sometimes called a language of Gypsies who reportedly use certain linguistic means of disguising their language to make it unintelligible to outsiders. A Scheduled Caste who speak a dialect of Hindi [hin] in Uttar Pradesh, a dialect of Mewari [mtr] in Rajasthan, and Hindi in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh (Singh 1995).