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Malayalam
മലയാളം Malayāḷam
Word Malayalam.svg
Malayalam in Malayalam script
Native taeIndie
RegionKerala, Lakshadweep, Mahé (Puducherry)
EthnicityMalayali
Native speakers
40 million (2015)
Malayalam alphabet (Brahmic)
Malayalam Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Indian states: Kerala (State),[1] Lakshadweep (Territory), Puducherry (Territory)
Regulatit biAcademy for Malayalam literature, Govrenment o Kerala
Leid codes
ISO 639-1ml
ISO 639-2mal
ISO 639-3mal
Glottologmala1464[2]
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Malayalam-speakin aurie

Malayalam /mæləˈjɑːləm/[3] (മലയാളം, Malayāḷam ? [mɐləjaːɭəm]), whiles referred tae as Kairali, is a leid spoken in Indie, predominantly in the state o Kerala.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official languages, UNESCO, retrieved 2007-05-10 
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Malayalam". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh