Sadri Language (sck)

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Also Known As: Siddri,Sadan,Dikku Kaji,Sadhan,Sadani,Sadrik,Nagpuria,Nagpuri,Goari,Chota Nagpuri,Sadhari,Sradri,Gauuari,Sadari,Gawari,Sadna,Santri,Sadana,Sadati,Ganwari,Jharkhandhi,Sadri,Sadri language


Sadri is a branch of Prakrit language and is regarded as a sister language of Oriya, Bengali and Angika. It is spoken in the Indian states of Jharkhand, Orissa and the north of West Bengal, and in Bangladesh.

Speakers of Sadri also use Hindi, Oriya, and Bengali. Population includes 1,381,000 Sadani, 574,000 Nagpuri, and 165,683 Oraon (as of 1997). Also spoken by the Chero tribe as first language. Sadri has become a lingua franca of jharkhandi societies. Besides speaking their own mother tongue Oraon, Munda, Kharia communities speak in Sadri with each other in many part of jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, North Bengal, Assam, Andaman and Nicobar and other part of India, where Jharkhandi community resides.There are many variation of Sadri. The resident of Biru region (former princely state) in Gumla district of Jharkhand speak it as their first language though they have their own language. Even Oraon, Munda and Kharia of Orissa speak it as their first language.Though, standardization of Sadri is still to be done, a lot of literature have been written in the language. Many Sadri magazien were published in Many parts of India.Gharaiya Guith a monthly Sadri monthly magazine is published..... full article at Wikipedia

Location of Sadri Language Speakers


Main Country: India
Spoken In:

Regions: Asia

ISO 639-3 Code: sck

Classification Taxonomy

All Languages

  Indo-European Group

    Indo-Iranian Group

      Indo-Aryan Group

        Eastern zone Group

          Bihari Group

            Sadri Language