Kurmukar

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kamar, Karmakar, Karmokar, Kumbhakar, Kumhar, Umar
Population

3,000 (2000 SIL).

Location

Assam, Barpeta, Goalpara, and Dhubri districts; Tripura; West Bengal; Bihar; a few in Madhya Pradesh.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

High proficiency in Assamese [asm]. Educated also use Hindi [hin], or English [eng].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

A dialect of Bengali [ben] which differs a lot from the standard (Singh, Bardoloi, and Athaparia 2003). Hindu.