Mundari language

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.wikipedia
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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.
They speak the Mundari language as their native language, which belongs to the Munda subgroup of Austroasiatic languages.

Santali language

SantaliSanthali Santhali
It is closely related to Santali.
Santali (Ol Chiki: ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ), also known as Santhali, is the most widely-spoken language of the Munda subfamily of the Austroasiatic languages, related to Ho and Mundari, spoken mainly in the Indian states of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal.

Devanagari

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It has also been written in the Devanagari, Odia, Bengali, and Latin writing systems.
Among the languages using it – as either their only script or one of their scripts – are Pāḷi, Sanskrit, Hindi, Nepali, Sherpa, Prakrit, Apabhramsha, Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Braj Bhasha, Chhattisgarhi, Haryanvi, Magahi, Nagpuri, Rajasthani, Bhili, Dogri, Marathi, Maithili, Kashmiri, Konkani, Sindhi, Bodo, Nepalbhasa, Mundari and Santali.

Rohidas Singh Nag

Mundari Bani, a script specifically to write Mundari, was invented by Rohidas Singh Nag.
Rohidas Singh Nag was the inventor of "Mundari Bani", a script which is used to write Mundari language.

Jharkhand

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
Jharkhand has accorded second language status to Angika, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Ho, Kharia, Kurukh, Khortha, Kurmali, Magahi, Maithili, Mundari, Nagpuri, Odia, Santali and Urdu.

Ranchi

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'Rici' is name for Black Kite (Milvus migrans) in Mundari, the modern day landmark of Ranchi city, the Pahari Mandir, is also known as Rici Buru - the hill of the kites, and the city originated on the foothills of Rici Buru with the construction of bada talaab by Commissioner Thomas Wilkinson at the same site.

Mayurbhanj district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 54.33% of the population in the district spoke Odia, 24.81% Santali, 7.58% Ho, 4.07% Hindi, 3.45% Mundari, 1.34% Bengali, 0.47% Munda and 0.46% Urdu as their first language.

Austroasiatic languages

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.

Odisha

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal. Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha. According to linguist Paul Sidwell (2018), Munda languages probably arrived on coast of Odisha from Indochina about 4000–3500 years ago after Indo-Aryan migration to Odisha.

Seraikela Kharsawan district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 44.01% of the population in the district spoke Bengali, 15.62% Santali, 11.51% Hindi, 9.65% Ho, 9.48% Odia, 4.76% Mundari, 2.83% Urdu and 1.05% Maithili as their first language.

Khunti district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 61.72% of the population in the district spoke Mundari, 35.98% Hindi, 0.89% Urdu and 0.51% Kurukh as their first language.

Sundergarh district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 45.96% of the population in the district spoke Odia, 23.38% Hindi, 8.81% Munda, 5.57% Kurukh, 4.57% Kisan, 4.38% Kharia, 2.14% Urdu, 1.52% Bengali, 0.80% Mundari, 0.47% Telugu and 0.43% Santali as their first language.

Ranchi district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 70.02% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 8.55% Urdu, 7.52% Kurukh, 4.79% Santali, 4.70% Mundari, 2.51% Bengali and 0.70% Maithili as their first language.

West Singhbhum district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 54.37% of the population in the district spoke Ho, 18.74% Odia, 9.16% Mundari, 8.63% Hindi, 3.35% Santali, 1.96% Urdu, 1.80% Bengali and 1.15% Kurukh as their first language.

East Singhbhum district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 34.42% of the population in the district spoke Bengali, 25.69% Hindi, 15.92% Santali, 7.28% Urdu, 5.27% Odia, 2.76% Ho, 2.73% Mundari, 1.86% Punjabi, 1.28% Maithili and 0.97% Telugu as their first language.

Munda languages

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.
Ho, Mundari, and Santali are notable languages of this group.

West Bengal

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Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people in eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal.

Bengali alphabet

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It has also been written in the Devanagari, Odia, Bengali, and Latin writing systems.

Latin script

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It has also been written in the Devanagari, Odia, Bengali, and Latin writing systems.

Paul Sidwell

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According to linguist Paul Sidwell (2018), Munda languages probably arrived on coast of Odisha from Indochina about 4000–3500 years ago after Indo-Aryan migration to Odisha.

Mainland Southeast Asia

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According to linguist Paul Sidwell (2018), Munda languages probably arrived on coast of Odisha from Indochina about 4000–3500 years ago after Indo-Aryan migration to Odisha.

Kendujhar district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.

Balasore district

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Mundari is spoken in the Ranchi, Khunti, Seraikela Kharsawan and West Singhbhum, East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, and in the Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar, Baleshwar, Sundargarh district of Odisha.