Kupia language

Native to India
Region Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Ethnicity 79,000 (2007)[1]
Native speakers
6,600 (2007)[1]
Telugu script
Language codes
ISO 639-3 key
Glottolog kupi1238[2]

Kupia is Indo-Ayran language related to Odia and spoken by Valmiki people in the Indian state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The Valmiki are a tribal group, concentrated in the agency area of Hyderabad, Mahabubnagar, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts.

Kupia script

Kupia language is written using Kupia alphabet that was created by Sathupati Prasanna Sree.


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