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


  • Top Malayalam Movies of the week
    Here is the top Malayalam movies now running on theatres. 1. Njan - Njan, the recently released Malayalam movie is based on T. P. Rajeevan's novel K T N Kottur Ezhuthum Jeevithavum narrating the history of a village in Malabar during british rule in India. 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'
  • Five towering Malayalam film personalities to work together
    It's never happened in the Malayalam film industry before! Five towering personalities -- Mammootty, Mohanlal, Renji Panicker, Ranjith and Shaji Kailas -- will join forces for a Malayalam film that will hit the screens next year. Read more on this news related to 'Malayalam'

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