Bellari language

Bellari is a Dravidian variety of India spoken by about 1,000 Bellara, a Scheduled Caste of Karnataka and Kerala. It is reportedly close to Tulu and Koraga, but it is not known if it is a separate language or a dialect of Tulu. A community of fifty families of basket-weavers live in Kundapura Taluk in coastal Karnataka.


Bellari is a Dravidian variety of India spoken by about 1,000 Bellara, a Scheduled Caste of Karnataka and Kerala. It is reportedly close to Tulu and Koraga, but it is not known if it is a separate language or a dialect of Tulu. A community of fifty families of basket-weavers live in Kundapura Taluk in coastal Karnataka.
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