Native toIndia
RegionAndhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Ethnicity30,000 (no date)[1]
Native speakers
18,000 (2011)[1]
  • South-Central
Telugu alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3mju

Manna-Dora is either a nearly extinct Dravidian language closely related to Telugu, or a dialect of Telugu.[1] It is spoken by the eponymous Scheduled Tribe in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Manna-Dora at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) Closed access icon
  2. ^ "List of notified Scheduled Tribes" (PDF). Census India. pp. 21–22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 November 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.