Malayalam is the language of Kerala

Malayalam is the language of Kerala

Malayalam is the language of Kerala and is one among the 22 official languages in India. About 35 million people speak malayalam and stands in eighth position depending upon the total number of speakers. LanguageThe people who speak malayalam are called malayalees. The natives of Lakshadweep which is a union territory on the western coast

Malayalam is the language of Kerala and is one among the 22 official languages in India. About 35 million people speak malayalam and stands in eighth position depending upon the total number of speakers. LanguageThe people who speak malayalam are called malayalees. The natives of Lakshadweep which is a union territory on the western coast also speak malayalam language.
The meaning of the word ‘Malayalam’ is ‘land of mountains’. It is derived from two words ‘Mala’ and ‘Alam’ where ‘Mala’ means mountain and ‘Alam’ means land. The spelling of ‘Malayalam’ in English forms a palindrome.
In Malayalam language there are 53 characters out of which there are 37 consonants and 16 vowels. In writing, there are two lipis. The old and the new. The new lipi replaced the old one in 1981. The number of characters in new lipi is less compared to that of the old.

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