Kolami language

Native to India
Native speakers
120,000 (2001)[1]
  • Central

    • Kolami–Naiki
      • Kolami
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kfb
Glottolog nort2699[2]

Kolami (Northwestern Kolami) is a tribal Central Dravidian language used in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states of India. It takes route from the central branch of Dravidian Language tree and falls under Kolami–Naiki group of languages. It is the most widely spoken Central Dravidian language.


  1. Kolami at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Northwestern Kolami". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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