What is Tamil?

  • (noun): The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tamil:

National Song
... translated lyrics for each of the country's official languages Sinhala and Tamil ... It was actually written in Sinhala, but a Tamil translation is also played on some occasions and mostly played in Tamil Provinces and Tamil schools ...
Karthik (actor) - Film Career
... He received the Best New Face Award from the Tamil Nadu Government in 1980 ... He is a celebrated actor of Tamil Nadu and was awarded the title "Navarasa Nayagan" (multi-talented) ... on to play a supporting role in Mani Ratnam's Raavanan, thus making a comeback in Tamil cinema ...
Karthik (actor) - Awards
... Award for Best Actor - Telugu for Abhinandana 1988 – Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Tamil for Agni Natchathiram 1989 – Filmfare Award for Best Actor — Tamil for Varusham ...
Villu (film) - Production
... and Alive, which was the remake of Pokkiri, he launched his next Tamil venture in June 2008 ... Prabhu Deva then changed the titled to Vill, meaning "bow" in Tamil, a more formal spelling of Villu ... for Villu with the team's first location being Palani, Tamil Nadu ...
Mahinda Rajapaksa - President - Criticism - Allegations of War Crimes
... believed that Mahinda Rajapaksa was responsible for the massacres of Tamil civilians and captured LTTE fighters at the end of the war with the LTTE. 40,000 people were killed in the final weeks of the war between the Tamil Tigers and government forces ... Dead female Tamil fighters appeared to have been raped or sexually assaulted, abused and murdered ...

More definitions of "Tamil":

  • (adj): Of or relating to a speaker of the Tamil language or the language itself.
    Example: "The Tamil Tigers are fighting the Sinhalese in Sri Lanka"; "Tamil agglutinative phrases"
  • (noun): A member of the mixed Dravidian and Caucasoid people of southern India and Sri Lanka.