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Kannada
ಕನ್ನಡ
Каннада.PNG
Pronunciation [ˈkʌnnəɖɑː]
Spoken natively in Indie
Region Karnataka an Goa, wi border commonties in neighborin states
Ethnicity Kannadiga
Native speakers 38 million  (2007)[1]
11 million as a seicont leid (2001 census)[2]
Leid faimlie
Early forms:
Auld Kannada
  • Kannada
Writin seestem Kannada alphabet (Brahmic)
Kannada Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in  Indie (Karnataka)
Regulatit by Various academies an the Govrenment o Karnataka[4]
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 kn
ISO 639-2 kan
ISO 639-3 kan
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Distribution o native Kannada speakers in Indie[5]
Indic script
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Kannada /ˈkɑːnədə/[6][7] (ಕನ್ನಡ kannaḍa, IPA: [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) or Canarese/Kanarese /kænəˈrz/,[8] is a Dravidian leid spoken predominantly bi Kannada fowk in the Sooth Indian state o Karnataka, an bi lingueestic minorities in the states o Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, an Goa.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mikael Parkvall, "Världens 100 största språk 2007" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007), in Nationalencyklopedin
  2. "Indiaspeak: English is our 2nd language". Times of India. 14 Mairch 2010. Retrieved 12 Februar 2013. 
  3. Zvelebil (fig. 36) and Krishnamurthy (fig. 37) in Shapiro and Schiffman (1981), pp. 95–96
  4. The Karnataka official language act, 1963 – Karnataka Gazette (Extraordinary) Part IV-2A. Govrenment o Karnataka. 1963. p. 33. 
  5. http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00maplinks/overview/languages/himal1992max.jpg
  6. Merriam-Webster Dictionary Kannada
  7. "Kannada". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. 2001. 
  8. "Kanarese". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. 2001.