Yerukula is a Dravidian language spoken by about 70,000 people in parts of Andhra Pradesh in India. The language is also known as Kurru basha or Kulavatha and is closely related to Ravula and Irula, and more distantly related to Tamil. The Yerukula people call themselves Kurru: the name Yerukula comes from their women's traditional profession of fortune telling (eruka cheputa).
This is a script for Yerukula devised by Professor Prasanna Sree.
Information provided by Professor Prasanna Sree of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
There is another script for Yerukula devised by Gunna Ramakoteswara Rao from Challagirigala in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. It was modelled on the Telugu, Devanagari and Latin alphabets and has been used in a number of school texts books
Information about the Yerukula language and people
Badaga, Brahui, Dhundari, Gondi, Irula, Jatapu, Kannada, Kodava, Kolam, Konda, Koya, Kurukh, Malayalam, Malto, Mukha Dora, Ravula, Sankethi, Savara, Sunuwar, Suriyani Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Toda, Tulu, Yerukula
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