A language of India
ISO 639-3: tdb
||Jharkhand, Ranchi, Singhbhum districts; West Bengal; Assam, tea gardens of upper Assam.
||Bedia, Chik Barik, Pan, Pan Sawasi, Tair, Tamara, Tamaria, Tanti, Temoral, Tumariya
||Related to Sadri [sck]. Possibly the same as Kudmali [kyw]. Sonahatu variety considered most pure. Lexical similarity: 77%–94% between dialects, 61%–86% with Kudmali, 68%–76% with Khortha, 61%–70% with Sadri, 48%–52% with Oriya [ori], 45%–58% with Bengali [ben], 50% to 60% with Hindi.
||Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Eastern zone, Bihari
||Trade language. Spoken by Bedia and Pan Sawasi of Bihar, Pan of Assam (who migrated from Ranchi, Nagpur, and Sambalpur), and Chik Barik of West Bengal. Home, village, market, religion. All ages. Also use Hindi or Bengali.
||Panchpargania means 5 districts, namely Silli, Bundu, Rahe, Baranda, and Tamar parganas of Ranchi (Singh 1995). Agriculture; daily wage laborers. Hindu, traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.