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Bazigar language

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Bazigar language

Native to India
Ethnicity 800,000
Native speakers
unknown (58,000 cited 1981 census)[1]
  • (unclassified)
    • Bazigar
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bfr
Glottolog bazi1237[2]

Bazigar is an unclassified Dravidian language of northern India. Speakers are scattered across the country, but the principal block of speakers are south of Chandigarh in adjoining areas of the states of Panjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. Speakers are shifting to more dominant languages.


  1. ^ Bazigar at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bazigar". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
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