Konkani, Goan

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Goan, Gomataki, Konknni, Southern Kanara
Population

L1 users: 3,630,000 (2000). Total users in all countries: 3,633,900.

Location

Maharashtra state: Ratnagari district, south coast strip; Goa, Karnataka, and Kerala states.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bardeskari (Gomantaki), Sarasvat Brahmin, Chitpavani (Konkanasths), Daldi (Nawaits), Kudali (Malvani), Mangalore Standard Konkani (Goan). Daldi and Chitapavani [knn] are intermediate varieties between Goan Konkani [gom] and standard Konkani [knn]. A member of macrolanguage Konkani [kok].

Language Use

Also use Konkani [knn].

Language Development
Bible: 2006.
Writing

Kannada script [Knda]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.

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