Santali language

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Santali
Satār
Native to India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan
Ethnicity Santal and Teraibasi Santali
Native speakers
6.3 million (2001 census – 2011)[1]
Dialects
  • Mahali (Mahli)
Ol Chiki
Language codes
ISO 639-2 sat
ISO 639-3 Either:
sat – Santali
mjx – Mahali
Glottolog sant1410  Santali[2]
maha1291  Mahali[3]

Santali is the official language of the Santal community. Most Santal people live in Jharkhand, Odisha, or West Bengal.

References[change | change source]

  1. Santali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Mahali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Santali". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mahali". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.