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Manna-Dora is either a nearly extinct Dravidian language closely related to Telugu, or a dialect of Telugu. It is spoken by the eponymous Scheduled Tribe in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.[3]

Native toIndia
RegionAndhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Ethnicity30,000 (no date)[1]
  • South-Central
Telugu alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3mju


  1. ^ Manna-Dora language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Manna-Dora". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "List of notified Scheduled Tribes" (PDF). Census India. pp. 21–22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)