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Malayalam language

LC control 85080087
LC classificationPL4711 PL4719
Topical headingMalayalam language
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Variant(s)Alealum language
Malabar language
Malayalani language
Malayali language
Malean language
Maliyad language
Mallealle language
Mopla language
See alsoDravidian languages
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United Arab Emirates--Languages
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Manipravalam language (Malayalam)
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Found inEthnologue: p. 476 (Malayalam (Alealum, Malayalani, Malayali, Malean, Maliyad, Mallealle, Mopla) India, United Arab Emirates, Fiji. Dravidian, Southern, Tamil-Kannada, Tamil-Kodagu, Tamil-Malayalam, Malayalam. Dialects: Malabar, Nagari-Malayalam, Palayan, Pania, Malayalam, Yerava. Malayalam script)
Zograph. Langs. South Asia, 1982: p. 140 (Malayalam is closely connected with Tamil, from which it divided off at the beginning of the second millennium of our era ... Subsequently, Sanskrit influence made itself felt ...)