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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

PDF version for the language Kannada
PDF Version

Kannada

Source: United Nations Department of Public Information, NY




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
33,663,000 (1994)

Usage By Country
Official Language: Karnataka/India Home Speakers: Andrha Pradesh/India

Background
It belongs to the Dravidian family, southern group, and is spoken by over 30 million people, chiefly in Karnataka, over 44 million including second language users. Kannada script is used, similar to Telugu script.

Received 5/25/1998
Posted 11/12/1998
Checked 11/12/1998