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Kerala Malayalam Language
Malayalam language is spoken widely in Indian state of Kerala. It is considered as one of the twenty two scheduled languages of India. Moreover it is regarded as official language in state of Kerala and also in its union territories like Pondicherry and Lakshadweep. Furthermore this language belongs to family of Dravidian and as per 2001 census; it is spoken approximately by 33 million people. It is also widely spoken in the adjoining regions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. In 6th century this language came into existence. Also it has adapted several words and vocabulary from Sanskrit language. In addition this language is written in Brahmic style and also inhabits rich literature. Numerous books, poems and novels were jotted down in Malayalam language. Additionally a fair number of medieval texts are jotted down in Malayalam Language. It has many words which contains the same sound of Sanskrit langauge.
The word Malayalam is derived from Tamil word Mala which means Hill and elam means region. Moreover this language contains some alternative names which are Malean, Alealum, Malayalani and Mallealle. Now days this language name has been known by the name of the region it resides into.
The dialects of Malayalam language can be differentiated between social, regional, communal and occupational levels. Moreover it contains many salient attributes of tribal speech which are Malayarayas, Kadars, Vedas and Kurumas. All these significant features are dialects of Dalits, Nairs, Brahmins and Syrian Christians. Furthermore numerous Muslims, Christians and fishermen use different types of Malayaless language. This Malayalam language includes the sub dialects spoken by sub castes such as Harijan Dialect and Brahmin Dialect. Also it is searched that this Malayalam language has some common attributes, phonology and lexical items similar to Sanskrit words. The educated mass refers to Brahmin dialect of Malayalam language. All these dialects of Malayalam differ and vary with each other in terms of phonology, vocabulary or grammar. The Nair dialect is somewhat similar to Syrian Christian dialect whereas the fishermen dialect is also closely related to Latin Christian dialect. Additionally Standard Malayalam dialect has maximum divergence from Muslim dialect. This dialect is heavily influenced from Arabic and Persian words as well as from Sanskrit and English phrases too.
Approximately 30 sub dialects of Malayalam language are searched. These dialects are from British era in Kerala state and even today they retain their individuality. It is also investigated that all the dialects of Malayalam language differ from each other in terms of phonology, phonetics, vocabulary and grammar.
As per 2011 census, Millions of Malayalam language speakers were found in Kerala. Also according to the region population and literacy rate the Malayalam language speaker’s rate varies. Moreover in Lakshadweep region a wide number of Malayalam language orators were surveyed. In India there are several Malayalam narrators and they narrate usually standard dialect of Malayalam Language. Also in India it is considered as the second language after their own mother tongue. Not only is this language spoken in India but also outside India like from Canada, New Jersey. New York and Europe many people orate in this Language. Even in Dubai and also in some cities of Persian Gulf, a fair number of Malayalis have settled down and speak in their primary language Malayalam.
Vazhappalli inscription was searched as the earliest record of Malayalam Language. Moreover the ancient literature of this Malayalam language includes three forms of composition which are Tamil Nada, Sanskrit Nada and Malayalam Nada. Furthermore this Malayalam verbal communication is also wealthy in culture sector. Numerous songs, movies and poetries are found in this medium of communication. Several renowned poets, writers and musicians all have made a great effort in writing and composing the Malayalam literature. Also Bhashakautalyam is the most ancient and eminent Malayalam literature writings written by Chanakya’s Arthasatra Adhyatmaramayanam. In 19th century numbers of Malayalam Books were printed and they were enormously studied by Kottayam Christians.
In Malayalam Language there are epenthentic vowels an there is as such no independent vowels, but when if the words comes after consonants then there are several ways of representing the vowels. Moreover in ancient times Malayalam language is just only represented by symbols but now days the Malayalam language is written in two various ways and that are, Travancore or Southern Style and Northern style. Furthermore this language has borrowed number of words from diphthongs of Sanskrit. Consonants in Malayalam language also play a vital role. Many words and phrases of this language are borrowed from European Languages. The voiceless plosives aspirated, laterals and nasals all are geminated in Malayalam Language.
The Canonical order of word of SOV is used in Malayalam Language. Moreover it inhabits grammatical cases. The nouns, pronouns and adjectives all play a vital role in Malayalam language.
Influences And as a Palindrome
Malayalam language has some differences in vocabulary, intonation patterns and also in variation in phonological and grammatical elements. Moreover this language has some Sanskrit influence and therefore this influence makes the literature of Malayalam language and its literature more rich and prominent. Furthermore this language has huge amount of loan words of Sanskrit. These loanwords are heavily influenced from Syriac, Hebrew and Ladino dialects. It has also grasped some keywords and has even borrowed few words from Greek, Portuguese and English Language. These keywords of Persian and Arabic used in Malayalam language are highly influenced from Muslim dialects. In addition the regional dialects of Malayalam language are further divided into 13 distinct dialects in area wise. Also the literary effect of Malayalam language is highly influenced from Nair and Namboothiri dialect. Even the dialects of community are Pulaya, Nasrani and Moplah. Malayalam idiom also acts as a Palindrome. This means in English language the meaning of Malayalam refers as Palindrome.