Language name: KHARIA
UPSID number: 2301
Alternate name(s):
Classification: Austro-Asiatic, Munda
This language has 36 segments
Its Frequency index is 0.352426706 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)
The language has these sounds: p ph bh b tD tDh dD dDh t. t.h d.h d. k kh gh g tS tSh dZh dZ "s m "n nj N "l r.[ hh i e a u "o w r[ j
Comment: Kharia is spoken primarily in Ranchi district of Bihar, but also in Raigarh District of Madhya Pradesh, Sundargarh District of Orissa, Assam, West Bemngal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Voiced plosives are sometimes (pre-)glottalized.
Source(s): Biligiri, H.S. 1965. Kharia: Phonology, Grammar and Vocabulary. Deccan College, Poona.
Pinnow, H-J. 1959. Versuch einer Historischen Lautlehre der Kharia-Sprache. Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden.

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