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Waddar

A language of India

ISO 639-3wbq

Population  1,930,000 (2003 IMA). Ethnic population: Population of India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka is 3.2 million (IMA 2003).
Region  Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka; Maharashtra, Jalgaon District.
Alternate names   Od, Orh, Vadari, Vadda Beldar, Werders, Wodde
Classification  Dravidian, South-Central, Telugu
Language use  Some also use Telugu [tel], Marathi [mar], or Hindi.
Language development  Some literate in Telugu or Marathi.
Comments  Known as ‘Od’ in North India and Pakistan. Traditional religion, Hindu.
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