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Encyclopedia > Beary bashe
Beary bashe
???Byari
Spoken in: India 
Region: Tulunadu
Total speakers: 500,000(est.)
Language family: Dravidian
 Southern
  Tamil-Kannada
   Tamil-Malayalam
    Malayalam
     Beary bashe
Language codes
ISO 639-1: ml
ISO 639-2: mal
ISO 639-3: mal
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Beary bashe or Nakknik baase is a Dravidian language spoken by a religious minority of Muslim community called Bearys in a region known as Tulunadu in the state of Karnataka. It has no script of its own and uses the Kannada language script if need to be written. It has words from all Dravidian languages like Tulu, Kannada and Malayalam also few Arabic and Konkani words. Though it has taken some words from neighboring Malayalam language dialects used in the Malabar district of state of Kerala, its phonetic and grammar is more similar to Tamil and Tulu. Image File history File links Merge-arrows. ... Malayalam language spoken by the Mappila Muslim community of Kerala is called Mappila dialect of Malayalam. ... Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Map of Tulu Nadu with respect to the rest of Karnataka. ... A language family is a group of languages related by descent from a common proto-language. ... For other uses, see Dravidian (disambiguation). ... This is a sub-classification of the Dravidian family of languages. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Tamil-Malayalam languages are a subcategory of the Dravidian language family, and include Tamil, Malayalam, and related dialects. ... Malayalam (മലയാളം ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ... ISO 639-1 is the first part of the ISO 639 international-standard language-code family. ... ISO 639-2 is the second part of the ISO 639 standard, which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages. ... ISO 639-3 is an international standard for language codes. ... Image File history File links Example. ... The Brahmic family is a family of abugidas (writing systems) used in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Mongolia, Manchuria. ... For other uses, see Dravidian (disambiguation). ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... A beary woman clad in traditional Kuppaya and Tuni The Beary (also known as Byari) (Kannada: ಬ್ಯಾರಿ) is a small, vibrant Muslim community concentrated mostly in coastal South Kanara (Dakshina Kannada) district of Karnataka state in India, having its own unique traditions, and distinct cultural identity. ... Map of Tulu Nadu with respect to the rest of Karnataka. ... , Karnātakā   (Kannada: ಕನಾ೯ಟಕ) (IPA: ) is one of the four southern states of India. ... Tulu is one of the minor languages of India with under 2,000,000 speakers. ... Kannada - aptly described as sirigannada (known to few as Kanarese) is one of the oldest Dravidian languages and is spoken in its various dialects by roughly 45 million people. ... Malayalam (മലയാളം ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ... Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ... Konkani language test of Wikipedia at Wikimedia Incubator Konkani (DevanāgarÄ«: कोंकणी, Roman: Konknni, Kannada: ಕೊಂಕಣಿ, Malayalam: കൊംകണീ, IAST: ) is a language of India, and belongs to the Indo-European family of languages. ... A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος, dialektos) is a variety of a language characteristic of a particular group of the languages speakers. ... Malabar District was an administrative district of British India and independent Indias Madras State. ... , Kerala ( ; Malayalam: കേരളം; ) is a state on the Malabar Coast of southwestern India. ...


It is usually considered a dialect of Mappila Malayalam. Upadhyaya (1997) is of the opinion that Beary bashe is not a dialect of but it is more similar to Tulu in its grammatical pattern and phonetics. Prof. B.M. Ichlangod and Dr. Abdul Wahhab Doddamane are also of the same opinin.[1] Malayalam language spoken by the Mappila Muslim community of Kerala is called Mappila dialect of Malayalam. ...


It is claimed that Beary bashe is the only dialect in world spoken just by Muslims[citation needed]. Comparisons are made to Yiddish and other Jewish specific languages used by the various Jewish minorities around the world. However, this claim is not true as another minor sub community Billavas of Dakshina Kannada namely Belchadas do speak this dialect. Especially the Belchada community that settled in Addoor area near Polali use Beary dialect at home with identical phonetics with that of Beary community. Yiddish (ייִדיש, Jiddisch) is a Germanic language spoken by about four million Jews throughout the world. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... Billava is a name of the caste found mainly in the Tulu regions as well as Kannada speaking Kundapura region of Karnataka and some parts of Kerala including Kasargode District. ... Location of Dakshina Kannada district with respect to the other districts of Karnataka. ... , Addoor is a village on the bank of Gurupura river. ...

Contents

Selected vocabulary

 me = Naañ you = Neen you(respectful) = Ningha they = angha name = peyr town = Raaya no = ille house = aga/ava father = abba/baapa yes = okku why = yendug where = yewde what = yende/yendre what's your name = ninde peyr yendre? where are you? = neen yewde ulle? had your lunch? = chor unduth aaitha? don't want = byanda boy = cherka girl = penn man = aaningha woman = penningha river = poley well = kena stream = todü lake = kolá bridge = sanká dog = nayee cat = pootchè cow = pai hand = kai leg = Kaal hair = mudi 

Arabic inflence on Beary bashe

Beary bashe has taken a lot of words from Arabic language and Bearified its phonetic while using it. Some such words are:

Beary Arabic العربية English
Saan Sahan صحن Plate
Pinhana Finjan فنجان Bowl/cup
Kayeen Nikah نكاح Nuptials
Seintaan Shaitan شيطان Evil spirit
Patteer Fateerah فطيرة Bread
Kalbu Qalb قلب Heart

See also

  • Beary people
  • Arwi another Muslim specific dialect in India

A beary woman clad in traditional Kuppaya and Tuni The Beary (also known as Byari) (Kannada: ಬ್ಯಾರಿ) is a small, vibrant Muslim community concentrated mostly in coastal South Kanara (Dakshina Kannada) district of Karnataka state in India, having its own unique traditions, and distinct cultural identity. ... Letters unique to Arwi. ...

References

  1. ^ Dr. (Mrs.) Susheela P. Upadhyaya, Beary Bashe mattu Janapada Kthegalu, preface, p. 2-3 (1997)

External links

  • Beary lyricist and composer [1]
  • Beary book on Namaz (Islamic prayer) [2]
  • Article which refutes claim that Beary bashe is only spoken by Muslims [3]

 
 

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