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 state: Ganjam, Kandhamal, and possibly Koraput districts; Ganjam, Udayagiri area; Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu states.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Khondi, Gumsai.

Language Development
Radio. Grammar. Bible: 2006.
Writing

Oriya (Odia) script [Orya].

Other Comments

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

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