Beary (ಬ್ಯಾರಿ)

Beary is a Southern Dravidian spoken by about 1.5 million people in southern India. It is spoken in the Tulu Nadu region of southern Karnataka, and in the Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, and Kasargod districts northern Kerala.

Beary is also known as Byari. It is closely related to Tulu and Malayalam, and contains loan words from Tulu, Malayalam, Kannada and Arabic.

There are ways to write Beary with the Arabic and Kannada alphabets. In September 2022, a new script for Beary was released by the Karnataka Beary Sahitya Academy.

Kannada alphabet for Beary

Kannada alphabet for Beary

Download script charts of the Beary (Excel spreadsheet)

Sample video

Information about Beary (language) | Beary script

Links

Information about Beary
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beary_language
https://www.thenewsminute.com/features/tulu-nadus-bashe-byari-language-and-its-struggle-identity-102414

Languages written with the Kannada alphabet

Kannada, Kodava, Konkani, Lambadi, Sankethi, Tulu

Dravidian languages

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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