Want To Learn Malayalam?
Malayalam is one of the many languages spoken throughout India. Specifically, it is spoken widely in the regions of Kerala, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry. These areas have a strong tradition and culture that is fascinating to discover. If you learn Malayalam, you will be in the best position to experience this culture for yourself.
While Malayalam is spoken mostly in just these regions of India (representing about 2% of Indians), it still has a worldwide speaker base of more than 44 million. It is part of the Dravidian language family which is native to the Southern area of India. It is written in the Malayalam script, which is unique to the language.
Malayalam grammar shares many elements with that of Sanskrit. The language has around seven grammatical cases, with nouns being inflected for number as well as case. Verbs are conjugated for tense, causativity and mood. The word order of Malayalam is SOV, with subject and object coming before the verb. This is variable in some cases, however.
While not the most prominent language in India, there are still tens of millions of speakers of Malayalam worldwide, more than many other popular languages combined. This will open up a new world to those who learn Malayalam, and enable them to visit these fascinating areas of the world.