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Mawchi

A language of India

ISO 639-3mke

Population  80,000 (2007).
Region  Southwest Gujarat; Maharashtra, Dhule District.
Alternate names   Mauchi, Mavchi, Mawachi, Mawchi Bhil, Mowchi
Dialects  Gamti, Mawchi, Padvi.
Classification  Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Bhil
Language use  Also use Marathi [mar].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs. NT: 1989.
Writing system  Devanagari script.
Comments  A Scheduled Tribe in Maharashtra. Agriculturalists. Traditional religion.
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