भतरी, ଭତ୍ରୀ
Native toIndia
RegionChhattisgarh, Odisha
Native speakers
334,258 (2011 census)[1]
Devanagari, Odia
Language codes
ISO 639-3bgw

Bhatri is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Bhottada tribe in Chhattisgarh and Odisha, India. The language is spoken predominantly in eastern Bastar district and in Koraput and Nabarangpur districts of Odisha.


  1. ^ "Statement 1: Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues - 2011". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2018-07-07.
  2. ^ "Bhatri". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  3. ^ Masica (1991:16)

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