Kurukh language, member of the North Dravidian subfamily of Dravidian languages. In the early 21st century, Kurukh was spoken by some million people. Kurukh /ˈkʊrʊx/[5] is a Dravidian language spoken by nearly two million Oraon and Kisan tribespeople of Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha. Kurukh a member of the North Dravidian subfamily of Dravidian languages, spoken by some million people of the Oraon tribes of the Chota Nagpur plateau.

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Some Kurukh speakers are in South India. It is most closely related to Brahui and Malto Paharia. Kurukh belongs to the Northern Dravidian group of the Dravidian family of languages, [8] and is closely related to Sauria Paharia and Kumarbhag Paharia, which are often together referred to as Malto.


Kurukh language

Narayan Oraon, a doctor, invented the Tolong Siki script specifically for Kurukh. Many books and magazines have been published in Tolong Siki script.

It is spoken by 2, people from the Oraon and Kisan tribeswith 1, andspeakers respectively. Despite the large number of speakers, the language is considered to be endangered. Oraon but not Kisan is currently being standardised. Kisan is currently endangered, with a decline rate of Kurukh has five cardinal vowels.

Kurikh vowel has long, short nasalized and long nasalized counterparts. The table below illustrates the articulation of the consonants.

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