Pardhan language

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Native to India
Native speakers
140,000 (2007)[1]
  • South-Central
    • Gondi–Kui
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pch
Glottolog pard1245[2]

Pardhan (or Pradhan) is a South-Central Dravidian language spoken in India, mostly in Telangana, Adilbad District; Madhya Pradesh, Seoni, Mandla, Chhindawara, Hoshangabad, Betul, Balaghat, Jabalpur districts; Chhattisgarh, Raipur, Bilaspur districts; Maharashtra, Bhandara, Garhchiroli, Nagpur, Wardha, and Yavatmal districts. It is written in the Indic alphabet. Approximately 117,000 people speak this language. It is ranked 1101 in Ethnologue's ranking system.[3]


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

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