Bodo Parja language

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Bodo Parja
Native toIndia
RegionKoraput District, Odisha
Native speakers
50,000 (2001)[1]
Oriya script
Language codes
ISO 639-3bdv

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. ^ a b 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.