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Malayalam language

Malayalam is one of the 17 official languages of India, spoken in the state of Kerala by around 30 million people.

It belongs to the family of Dravidian languages. Both the language and its writing system are closely related to Tamil, although Malayalam has a signficantly larger phoneme inventory. Malayalam has a script of its own.

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Not to be confused with the Malay language, spoken in Malaysia.

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