Formed by the fusion of the Aryan language Marathi and the Dravidian languages Kannada and Telugu and whose base is Punjabi, though now a dialect this was once an accepted language. What language?

This was a toughie. The answer is Dakhni or Hyderabadi Hindi.
Punjabi is the base of Urdu, however when the Muslim kings of Deccan and North had a battle, the Deccan Kings broke off and formed their own language. Quli Qutub Shah was actually a great Dakhni writer.


At February 8, 2008 at 7:14 PM Arun Sethuraman said...

Tulu? :-S

At February 9, 2008 at 12:36 AM The Self-Proclaimed Wordsmith said...

(Plagiarised from WP) - Gondi?

At February 9, 2008 at 12:35 PM Varun K R said...

either konkani,my mother tongue:)or tulu!

At February 10, 2008 at 1:01 AM SiddarthPrem said...



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