Bellari

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A language of India

Population

L1 users: 1,000 (Van Driem 2007).

Location

Karnataka state: Mysore district; Kerala state: Wayanad district; scattered in Tamil Nadu state.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Related to Tulu [tcy] and Koraga [kfd].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Bellara is a Scheduled Caste in Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. Speak a dialect of Kannada [kan] (Singh 1995b).

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