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Is Konkani language a dialect of Marathi?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 19 Oct '12 02:34 pm
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With the continued insistence of some Marathis that Konkani was a dialect of Marathi and not an independent language, the matter was finally placed before the Sahitya Akademi.
A Committee of linguistic experts was appointed to settle the dispute. On 26 February 1975, the Committee, after due deliberations, came to the conclusion that Konkani was indeed an independent and literary language with it being classified as an Indo-European language.
Konkani was included in the Eight Schedule of the Constitution of India, as per the Seventy-First Amendment on 20 August 1992, adding it to the list of National Languages.
It is an independent language.
Answered by Francisco, 19 Oct '12 02:42 pm

 
  
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Our constitution recognises konkani as a Language and is included in the 8th schedule. It is the official state language for the state of Goa. It is recognised as an INDO ARYAN SOUTHERN language spoken by 2.5 to 7.6 million people from Maharastra,Goa ,Karnataka and Kerala
Answered by Ganadhisha, 19 Oct '12 02:52 pm

 
  
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Its close but tougher than Marathi....

Marathi is easy to learn &understand!
Answered by ananya, 19 Oct '12 02:37 pm

 
  
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Northern Konkani: Dialects spoken in the Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra with strong cultural ties to Marathi; i.e. Malvani
Central Konkani: Dialects in Goa and Northern Karnataka, where Konkani came in close contact with Portuguese language and culture.
Southern Konkani: Dialects spoken in the Canara region(Mangalore & Udupi) of Karnataka which came in close contact with Tulu and Kannada.
Answered by iqbal seth, 19 Oct '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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Yeah
Answered by manvika, 19 Oct '12 02:35 pm

 
  
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Yes, it is.
Answered by ajay, 19 Oct '12 03:25 pm

 
  
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No I dont think
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 19 Oct '12 02:35 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by truth exposed, 19 Oct '12 04:22 pm

 
  
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