Malayalam

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Malayalam Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a Dravidian language (closely related to Tamil) that is spoken in southwestern India

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  • a Dravidian language (closely related to Tamil) that is spoken in southwestern India

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Malayalam Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Malayalam is a language. Most people that speak Malayalam live in Kerala, in India. A speaker of Malayalam is called a Malayali.

Malayalam (/malayALam/) is the main language of the South Indian state of Kerala and also of the Lakshadweep Islands (Laccadives) of the west coast of India.

Malayalis (speakers of Malayalam), who - males and females alike - are almost totally literate, constitute 4 percent of the population of India and 96 percent of the population of Kerala (29.01 million in 1991).

In terms of the number of speakers, Malayalam ranks eighth among the 18 major languages of India.



Malayalam Sample Sentences in News


  • Malayalam writer Sethu's short story collection now in English
    New Delhi, Oct 24: Ten short stories written by eminent Malayalam writer Sethu have been translated into English. The tales in the collection "A Guest for Arundhathi and Other Stories" have been translated from Malayalam by K Kunhikrishnan. The Read more on this news related to 'Malayalam'
  • Malayalam University to celebrate 2 foundation day
    The Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University will celebrate its second foundation day in Kozhikode on October 31 and November 1.“This will be an occasion to tell the world what the young u... Read more on this news related to 'Malayalam'
  • Top Malayalam Movies of the week
    Here is the list of top Malayalam movies now running on theatres. 1. Tamaar Padaar - Tamaar Padaar is a Malayalam satire movie directed by Dileesh Nair with Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead role. The movie was released on October 3, 2014. Good for watching with family. Read more on this news related to 'Malayalam'

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