Waddar

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Od, Orh, Vadari, Vadda Beldar, Werders, Wodde
Population

172,000 (2001 census). Ethnic population: In India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka is about 3 million (2003 IMA).

Location

Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka; Maharashtra, Jalgaon district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Some also use Telugu [tel], Marathi [mar], or Hindi [hin].

Language Development
Some literate in Telugu or Marathi.
Other Comments

Glossonym: Od in North India and Pakistan. Traditional religion, Hindu.