Konkani (Kōṅkaṇī) is an Indo-Aryan leid alangin tae the Indo-European faimily o leids an is spoken alang the wastren coast o Indie.

Konkani
कोंकणी
Pronunciationkõkɳi (in the leid itsel), kõkɵɳi (anglicised)
Native taeIndie
RegionKonkan, includes the states o Maharashtra, Goa an some pairts o Karnataka an Kerala; an aa includes the indian union territories o Dadra an Nagar Haveli an Daman and Diu Konkani is an aa spoken in the Unitit States, the Unitit Kinrick, Kenyae,[1] Uganda, Pakistan, Persie Gulf,[2] Portugal
Native speakers
7.4 million (2007)[3]
Dialects
Pre-colonial: Goykanadi
Post-colonial: Devanagari (offeecial),[note 1] Roman,[note 2] Kannada,[note 3] an Malayalam.
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 India
Regulatit biVarious academies an the govrenment o Goa[4]
Leid codes
ISO 639-2kok
ISO 639-3kokinclusive code
Individual codes:
gom – Goan Konkani
knn – Maharashtrian Konkani
Glottologgoan1235  Goan Konkani[5]
konk1267  Konkani[6]
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Distribution o native Konkani speakers in Indie

NotesEedit

  1. Devanagari haes been promulgatit as the offeecial script.
  2. Roman script is nae mandatit as an offeecial script bi law. Houever, an ordinance passed bi the govrenment o Goa allaes the uise o Roman script for offeecial communication.
  3. The uise o Kannada script is nae mandatit bi ony law or ordinance. However, in the state o Karnataka, Konkani can be taucht uosin the Kannada script instead o the Devanagari script.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Whiteley, Wilfred Howell (1974). Language in Kenya. Oxford University Press,. p. 589.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. Kurzon, Denis (2004). Where East looks West: success in English in Goa and on the Konkan Coast Volume 125 of Multilingual matters. Multilingual Matters,. p. 158. ISBN 978-1-85359-673-5.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  3. Mikael Parkvall, "Världens 100 största språk 2007" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007), in Nationalencyklopedin
  4. "The Goa Daman and Diu Official Language Act" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 5 March 2010.
  5. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Goan Konkani". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  6. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Konkani". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.