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Spoken in India
Region Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari
Total speakers 20,000
Language family Dravidian
Writing system Tamil script
Language codes
ISO 639-1 None
ISO 639-2 dra
ISO 639-3 kev

Kanikkaran is a language spoken by 19,000 people in southern India [1]. They dwell in forests or near to forests in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam in Kerala, and Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu. There are financially advanced people within this group, most of them are backward. Though they cultivate everything and make agriculture as the main profession, they have a special liking for fishing and hunting.



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