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Kolarian (plural Kolarians)
- One of the Kol people.
2012, Reginald Fleming Johnston, From Peking to Mandalay, ISBN 1108050492:
- The Kolarians seem to have entered India from the north-east—just as the Aryans afterwards entered it from the north-west—and extended themselves over vast areas from which they were subsequently driven by Dravidians and Aryans.
- The language or language family spoken by the Kolarian people.
1969, Demetrius Charles Boulger, Asian Review, page 504:
- Neo-Indian has retained a few prepositions. Dravidian and Kolarian have none.
1893, Census of India, 1891:
- Kol, Munda, and the dialects classed as "other Kolarian " are recorded almost solely from Sambalpur and the Uria States.
1909, L. Krishna Anantha Krishna Iyer (Diwan Bahadur), The Cochin tribes and castes, page xxviii:
- 3,000,000, held aloof from outside influences, retained their tribal usages and primitive religion, and may now be distinguished by their Kolarian speech.