Gondi, Adilabad

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Gunjala Gondi, Koyang, Nirmal, Raj Gond, Telugu Gondi
Autonym
కోయంగ్‎ (Koyang), గోండి‎ (Gondi)
Population

300,000 (2015 M. Penny). All Gondi speakers: 2,910,000 (2011 census).

Location

Maharashtra state: south Chandrapur, Nanded, and Yavatmal districts; Telangana state: Adilabad, north Karimnagar, and Warrangal districts.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Utnoor Gondi, Rajura. Intelligibility of Northern Gondi [gno] 49%–58%. A member of macrolanguage Gondi [gon].

Language Use

All domains. Used by all.

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. The State Education Department has recognised this language and has been active in promoting it for primary education. Dictionary. NT: 2018.

Writing

Telugu script [Telu].

Other Comments

Hindu, traditional religion.

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