Santali language

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Santali
Satār
Native toIndia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan
EthnicitySantal and Teraibasi Santali
Native speakers
6.3 million (2001 census – 2011)[1]
Dialects
  • Mahali (Mahli)
Ol Chiki
Language codes
ISO 639-2sat
ISO 639-3Either:
sat – Santali
mjx – Mahali
Glottologsant1410  Santali
maha1291  Mahali
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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)