Kui

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kanda, Kandh, Khond, Khondi, Khondo, Kodu, Kodulu, Kuinga, Kuy
Population

916,000 (2001 census). 410,000 ethnic Kui Khond who speak Kui plus additional ethnic groups.

Location

Odisha, Phulbani, Koraput, and Ganjam districts; Ganjam, Udayagiri area; Andhra Pradesh; Madhya Pradesh; Tamil Nadu.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Gumsai, Khondi.

Language Development
Radio programs. Bible: 2006.
Writing

Oriya script [Orya].

Other Comments

Different from Kuvi [kxv] and Koya [kff] (Koi). Kondh is a Scheduled Tribe. Hindu, Christian.