Learn Malayalam

Få rätt språk på dina resor i Indien och grannlandet Nepal och Pakistan: På grund av det höga antalet talade språk kan det officiella språket inte vara det bästa att lära sig för varje område. Indiska språken hör till olika språkfamiljer och många använder det unika alfabet, men uTalk hjälper dig med alfabetet och hur du hittar rätt ord och fraser.

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Where Is It Spoken?

India

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28,000,000

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Language Family

Dravidian

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Fun facts about Malayalam

The script is very rounded because it used to be written on palm leaves, which would tear if straight lines were used.

Malayalam has quite a large number of household words of Portuguese origin: for example, 'chāvi' means 'key' (from 'chave'), 'janāla' means 'window' (from 'janela'), 'alamāra' means 'cupboard' (from 'armário').

The idiom ആന വായില്‍ അമ്പഴങ്ങാ means 'a small fruit in an elephant's mouth', or too small an amount to satisfy a great need.

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