Mal Paharia
Country India
Region Jharkhand; West Bengal
Ethnicity Mal Paharia
Speakers
c. 51,000 (2006)
Family
possibly mixed DravidianIndo-Aryan; or Bengali–Assamese; or Malto
Writing
Devanagari
AreaJharkhand, south Santal Pargana District, Ramgarh Hills. Dumka District, Pakaur; south Godda, and Deoghar districts; some in Sahibganj District, Borio, Depart village. Reported in West Benga, Bankura, Barddhaman, and Murshidabad districts. Possibly in Bangladesh.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 mkb
Glottolog malp1246
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