Bareli, Palya


A language of India

Alternate Names
Bareli, Pali, Palodi

10,000 (2000 V. Varkey).


Madhya Pradesh state: Barwani district, Rajpur and Barwani sub-districts; Khargone district, Jhirniya sub-district; Maharashtra state: Jalgaon district, Yawal and Raver sub-districts; Dhule district, Shirpur sub-district.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).


Dialect center is Madhya Pradesh, Barwani District, Choutharya village of Rajpur tahsil. Lexical similarity 62%–66% with Pauri Bareli [bfb], 67%–73% with Rathwi Bareli [bgd].

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains except education. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Also use Ahirani [ahr], Hindi [hin], Marathi [mar], Nimadi [noe].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: Below 10%.


Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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