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. Sometimes the language, and its speaker, are called as Malabari.

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.



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