Mundari language


Mundari language
Mundari
Spoken in India, Bangladesh, Nepal
Ethnicity Munda
Native speakers 2,080,000  (1997)
Language family
Austro-Asiatic
  • Munda
    • North Munda
      • Kherwari
        • Mundari languages
          • Mundari
Dialects
Bhumij
Language codes
ISO 639-3 either:
unr – Mundari
unx – Munda

The Mundari language is a Munda language of the Austro-Asiatic language family spoken by the Munda people, and is closely related to Santali. Mundari is primarily spoken by Munda tribal people in east India, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

Further reading

  • Evans, Nicholas & Toshki Osada. 2005a. Mundari: the myth of a language without word classes. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 351–390.
  • Evans, Nicholas & Toshki Osada. 2005b. Mundari and argumentation in word-class analysis. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 442–457
  • Hengeveld, Kees & Jan Rijkhoff. 2005. Mundari as a flexible language. In Linguistic Typology 9.3, pp. 406–431.
  • Newberry, J. (2000). North Munda dialects: Mundari, Santali, Bhumia. Victoria, B.C.: J. Newberry. ISBN 0921599684

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