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Konkani (Devanāgarī: कोंकणी , Kōṅkaṇī, Roman script: Konknni, koṅkṇi , Kannada script: ಕೊಂಕಣಿ, konkaṇi, Malayalam script: കൊങ്കണി, konkaṇi) is an Indo-Aryan language belonging to the Indo-European family of languages and is spoken on the western coast of India. It has approximately 3.6 million speakers. It is one of the official languages of India and is the official language of the Indian state of Goa. And it is a minority language in Karnataka and northern Kerala (Kasaragod district).

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