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Extinct: no
Family: Indo-European
Branch: Indic
Continent: Asia
Country: India
 
Region: North and central coastal strip of Maharashtra; Karnataka; Dadra and Nagar Haveli; Kerala.
Countries Where Spoken: 4,000,000 (1999 WA), including 99,000 Thakuri (1991 IMA).
Countries Where Official: India
   
Native Speakers: 4,000,000
Speakers Total: 4,000,000
  
Phrasebase members who speak Konkani at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Konkani at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Konkani: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Konkani: 0
  
Three Letter Code: KNK
Alternative Names: KONKAN STANDARD, BANKOTI, KUNABI, NORTH KONKAN, CENTRAL KONKAN, CONCORINUM, CUGANI, KONKANESE
Dialects:
 
Summary: The dialects listed are closely related. More distinct dialects or closely related languages: Katkari (Kathodi, Katvadi), Varli, Vadval, Phudagi, Samvedi, Mangelas. Others speak nonstandard Konkani. NT 1970, in press (1995).
 

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