Kui

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kanda, Kandh, Khond, Khondi, Khondo, Kodu, Kodulu, Kuinga, Kuy
Population

916,000 (2001 census). Ethnic population: 410,000 ethnic Kui Khond who speak Kui plus additional ethnic groups.

Location

Odisha, Phulbani, Koraput, and Ganjam districts; Ganjam, Udayagiri area; Andhra Pradesh; Madhya Pradesh; Tamil Nadu.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Gumsai, Khondi.

Language Development
Radio programs. Bible: 2006.
Writing
Oriya script.
Other Comments

Different from Kuvi [kxv] and Koya [kff] (Koi). Kondh is a Scheduled Tribe. Hindu, Christian.