The Coorgi-Cox alphabet was developed in 2005 by a German linguist, Gregg M. Cox, and is used to write Kodava, a Dravidian language spoken in district of Kodagu in Karnataka State in India. The alphabet was developed in response to a request from Kodava speakers for a unique alphabet to write their language.
Kodava or Kodava Takk in usually written with the Kannada alphabet, and sometimes with the Malayalam alphabet. The Coorgi-Cox provides a single alphabet for all Kodava speakers, and was introduced with CDs and postcards in March and April 2005.
Kodava (ಕೊಡವ ತಕ್), is a Dravidian language spoken in Kodagu district of Karnataka state in India by about 500,000 people. It is also known as Kodava Takk, Kodava takka or Coorgi.
Information about the Coorgi-Cox alphabet and Kodava language