Language:  Tulu

Estimated Global Speakers

1,870,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

13

Scripture Status

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Not Available

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(13 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Chaliyan India 6,800
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 180,000
Galada Konkani India 900
Gatti India 7,700
Hanabar India 90,000
 Hasalaru India 30,000
Koracha, tribal India 20,000
Maila India 3,100
Malaikudi India 11,000
Malava India 24,000
Marata India 103,000
Nalkadaya India 3,400
Sudri India 1,300
  Totals:  13     12
Secondary Language
(206 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Adi Dravida India 8,683,000
Adi Dravida Christian India 662,000
 Adi Karnataka India 3,444,000
Adi Karnataka Christian India 206,000
 Adiyan India 19,000
Ajila India 4,000
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 51,000
 Ambalavasi India 184,000
 Ambattan (Hindu traditions) India 188,000
 Andh India 580,000
 Ansari India 12,611,000
 Ao India 275,000
Arayan India 241,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
 Baira India 8,800
Bakad India 7,100
Bakuda India 15,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,788,000
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 5,600
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
 Bania Chetti India 842,000
 Bania Porwal India 391,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Banijiga India 890,000
Barda India 4,100
 Basor India 1,093,000
Bathada India 3,600
 Bavcha India 5,500
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,418,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,992,000
Bhand (Hindu traditions) India 39,000
 Bhandari India 766,000
Bharathar (Christian traditions) India 45,000
Bharathar (Hindu traditions) India 14,000
Bhil Paware India 122,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,544,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
 Bhotia Sikkim India 82,000
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,869,000
 Boya India 4,483,000
 Brahmin Christian India 5,000
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 334,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
Brahmin Havik India 30,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 557,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Bru India 244,000
Byari (Beary) India 538,000
 Chakhesang India 187,000
 Chakma India 260,000
 Chalvadi India 252,000
Chaptegar India 8,000
Charodi India 5,600
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 443,000
Cherumar Christian India 530,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Dakkal India 6,600
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
Devadiga Kalavant India 8,400
 Devanga India 577,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,305,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,146,000
Dom (Dombara) India 86,000
 Gamit India 541,000
 Gandla India 86,000
 Gangakula India 1,829,000
 Goanese India 694,000
Godda India 3,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
 Gowdulu India 11,000
 Hakki Pikki India 29,000
 Halam India 50,000
 Halba India 865,000
Halsar India 13,000
 Halwakki Wakkal India 163,000
Harkantra India 23,000
Hasla India 1,500
 Holar India 193,000
 Holaya India 959,000
Idayan India 81,000
 Ilavan India 6,700,000
Ilavan Christian India 138,000
 Irular India 231,000
Iruliga India 16,000
 Jenu Kuruba India 56,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
 Kachari Dimasa India 172,000
Kadu Kuruba India 28,000
 Kaikadi India 398,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,593,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,076,000
 Kalota India 75,000
Kammara India 144,000
 Kathodi India 371,000
 Kattunayakan India 72,000
Kavara India 91,000
Kavuthiyan India 35,000
 Kharia India 895,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,479,000
 Kokna India 1,282,000
 Koli Dhor India 488,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,985,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Konyak India 284,000
 Korama unspecified India 138,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Korku India 1,200,000
Kota India 800
 Koya unspecified India 777,000
Kudiya India 3,700
 Kudumban India 37,000
 Kudumi India 334,000
 Kuki Chin India 160,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,599,000
Kunchatiga India 448,000
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 493,000
 Kuruba India 4,857,000
 Kuruman India 63,000
 Lingayat India 4,059,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) India 9,122,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 9,014,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 31,321,000
 Malabar Catholic India 3,169,000
 Malai Vedan India 20,000
Malakuravan India 1,400
Malasar India 12,000
Malayekandi India 2,100
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
 Mannan, caste India 329,000
 Mappila India 10,352,000
 Mavilan India 42,000
 Mech India 65,000
Meda India 51,000
 Mizo India 171,000
Mizo Lushai India 670,000
Moger Moyon India 16,000
 Moger unspecified India 130,000
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) India 188,000
Mukri India 17,000
 Munda India 4,367,000
Mundala India 33,000
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,440,000
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,362,000
 Naga India 22,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Naikda India 4,265,000
 Nair India 7,717,000
Nalakeyava India 7,400
 Oraon India 5,310,000
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 95,000
Pale India 11,000
Palleyan India 2,300
Palliyan India 7,200
Pambada India 4,400
 Pan India 1,609,000
 Paniyan India 118,000
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 894,000
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,470,000
Paravan (Christian traditions) India 44,000
 Paravan (Hindu traditions) India 103,000
 Pardhi India 430,000
 Parja unspecified India 390,000
 Patelia India 142,000
Pulayan Thanda India 149,000
 Pulayan unspecified India 1,100,000
Rajpur India 60,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
 Sali India 1,218,000
Samagara India 106,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 88,000
Silpi India 235,000
 Soligar India 7,300
Soligaru India 40,000
 Somvanshi India 588,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
 Syrian Christian India 4,405,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 2,010,000
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 43,000
Teli Ganiga (Muslim traditions) India 1,400
 Tipera India 814,000
 Toda India 2,600
 Urali India 85,000
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 4,164,000
 Vakkaliga unspecified India 6,659,000
Vannan (Christian traditions) India 172,000
 Vannan (Hindu traditions) India 102,000
 Vanniyan India 13,624,000
 Varli India 1,475,000
Velakkithalanayan India 417,000
Velan India 101,000
Veluthadanayar India 237,000
Vettuvan India 136,000
 Viswakarma Asari India 776,000
Viswakarma Kallasari India 63,000
 Viswakarma Kollan India 223,000
Viswakarma Thattan India 231,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,599,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
Yerava India 37,000
  Totals:  206     170

Language Alternate Names
Bantwal
Belthangadi
Brahmin Tulu
Common Tulu
Kasaragod
Kerala
Mangalore
Manjeswara
Northeast Tulu (Belthangadi)
Northwest Tulu (Mangalore)
Puttur
South Central Tulu (Bantwal)
Southeast Tulu (Sullia Subrahmanya)
Southwest Tulu (Kasaragod)
Sullia Subrahmanya
Tal
Tallu
Thalu
Thulu
Tilu
Tullu
Tuluva Bhasa
Udipi

Dialects
Bellari
Brahmin Tulu
Common Tulu
Kasergod
Myacherver
Northeast Tulu
Northwest Tulu
South Central Tulu
Southeast Tulu
Southwest Tulu

Dialect Alternate Names
Tulu: Kasergod


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1842-1912
New Testament 1847-2010
Complete Bible None Reported

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