[ mal-uh-yah-luh m ]
/ ˌmæl əˈyɑ ləm /
a Dravidian language spoken in extreme southwestern India.
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I know of no complete record of the terminology of the fourth chief language of South India, Malayalam.Kinship and Social Organisation|W. H. R. Rivers
In 1901 the total number of speakers of Malayalam in all India was just about six millions.
British Dictionary definitions for malayalam
/ (ˌmælɪˈɑːləm) /
a language of SW India, belonging to the Dravidian family and closely related to Tamil: the state language of Kerala
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