What is Malayalam?

  • (noun): A Dravidian language (closely related to Tamil) that is spoken in southwestern India.

Malayalam

Malayalam ( /mæləˈjɑːləm/; മലയാളം, malayāḷam ?, ), is a language spoken in India predominantly in the state of Kerala. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India with official language status in the state of Kerala and the union territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry. It belongs to the Dravidian family of languages, and was spoken approximately by 33 million people according to the 2001 census. Malayalam is also spoken in the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka; the Nilgiris, Kanyakumari and Coimbatore districts of Tamil Nadu, and the Dakshina Kannada, Mangalore and Kodagu districts of Karnataka.

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Murali (Malayalam Actor)
... Murali (Malayalam മുരളി, 25 May 1954 - 6 August 2009) was an Indian actor and author ... He mainly appeared in Malayalam and Tamil films ... the box office and Murali ascended to the status of a star in Malayalam film, which he enjoyed for a couple of years ...
List Of Encyclopedias By Language - Malayalam
... Encyclopedias written in Malayalam ... Sahitya Vijnanakosam Puranic Encyclopedia Vettom Mani Published By DC Books Malayalam Britannica Malayalam Wikipedia ...
Malayalam – Island Of Mysteries - Concept
... He drifts onto an unknown desert island named Malayalam, where the adventure takes place ... The game awards Malayalam Points for each day survived and for each quest solved ... ranks every contender by the number of Malayalam Points earned ...
"Malayalam" As A Palindrome
... The word "Malayalam" is spelled as a palindrome in English ... sounds, the first "l" being dental ("", Malayalam "ല", Roman "l") (although the consonant chart below lists that sound as alveolar) and the second retroflex ("", Malayalam "ള", Roman "ḷ") and the ...
Ashokan (film)
... Yodha (theatrical release name Yoddha Malayalam യോദ്ധ pronounced yōddha) is a 1992 malayalam action comedy film scripted by Sasidharan Arattuvazhi ... Rahman's second venture in the Malayalam film industry ...