Bodo Parja language

Bodo Parja
Native to India
Region Koraput District, Odisha
Native speakers
50,000 (2001)[1]
Oriya script
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bdv
Glottolog bodo1266[2]

Bodo Parja or Jharia is a language spoken in Odisha and is closely related to Odia but not intelligible with it. Most speakers have low proficiency in the Adivasi Oriya used at market.[1]


  1. 1 2 Bodo Parja at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bodo Parja". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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