Konkani language resources – Language Links Database

Konkani – is an Indo-Aryan language belonging to the Indo-European family of languages and is spoken along the western coast of India. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages mentioned in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution and the official language of the Indian state of Goa. It is a minority language in Maharashtra, Karnataka and northern Kerala (Kasaragod district). and in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

Konkani is a member of the southern Indo-Aryan language group. It retains elements of the old Indo-European language structure and shows similarities with both western and eastern Indo-Aryan languages. 

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Native speakers: 7.4 million (2007)

Official language in: Goa, India

Konkani Grammar and Pronunciation

Digitized Grammar Books

  • Archive.org A Konkani grammar by Angelus Francis Xavier Maffei (1882) (and mirror here)

Konkani Vocabulary

Vocabulary-related (and digitized) E-books

  • Konkanifoundation.com A concise vocabulary of English-Konkani, Konkani-English, 148 pages (pdf)(password: ilovekonkani)
  • Google Books An English-Konkani Pronouncing Pocket Dictionaryby J. M. Pinto (1930)

Konkani Reading Materials

Konkani Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries

  • Archive.org An English-Konkani Dictionary: And A Konakani-English Dictionary. (1883)

Konkani Listening and Video Resources




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