Tamil language, member of the Dravidian language family, spoken primarily in India. It is the official language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the union territory of  Puducherry  (Pondicherry). It is also an official language in  SriLanka  and Singapore and has significant numbers of speakers in Malaysia, Mauritius, Fiji, and South Africa. In 2004 Tamil was declared a classical language of India, meaning that it met three criteria: its origins are ancient; it has an independent tradition; and it possesses a considerable body of ancient literature. In the early 21st century more than 90 million people were Tamil speakers.

  • உயிரெழுத்து 12 vowels
  • மெய்யெழுத்து 18 consonants
  • உயிர்மெய்யெழுத்து 247 Total




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