How many letters are in Malayalam?
There are 56 letters in Malayalam script. Out of them, 14 are vowel letters and remaining 42 letters are consonants.
Who is the father of Malayalam letters?
Thunchan Ramanujan Ezhuthchan, is regarded as the father of the Modern Malayalam language. He was a 16th century Poet, translator and linguist born at Trikkantiyur, at the town of Tirur, in Vettathunadu.
How many vowel and consonant letters are there in Malayalam Aksharamala?
In Malayalam, there are 14 vowel and 42 consonant letters.
The modern Malayalam alphabet, however, has 15 vowel letters. There are also several consonant-consonant ligatures. To give you an example, the consonant “ka” (ക) will turn (ക്ക) when tied up with “ka” to double the sound.
Is Malayalam the toughest language in the world?
Malayalam language has a complex spoken and written grammar. Besides, it differs a lot from English and other languages. Due to this Malayalam is considered as one of the toughest languages to learn.
Where is Malayalam spoken?
Malayalam is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the Indian state of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karnataka.
How many people speak Malayalam?
Malayalam is spoken by over 34 million people around the world. In the Indian states of Kerala, Lakshadweep and Puducherry, it is spoken by 33 million native speakers as a first language and another 1 million use it as a second language.