Dravidian languages
The Dravidian languages are a language family spoken mainly in southern India and parts of eastern and central India as well as in northeastern Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and overseas in ...
Dravidian languages - Wikipedia
Proto-Dravidian language
Proto-Dravidian is the comparative grammar assumption term suggested by some research scholars. They assumed there was one proto-language for all of the Dravidian languages. It is thought to have diff...
Proto-Dravidian
Proto-Dravidian is the comparative grammar assumption term suggested by some research scholars. They assumed there was one proto-language for all of the Dravidian languages. It is thought to have diff...
Substratum in Vedic Sanskrit
Vedic Sanskrit has a number of linguistic features which are alien to most other Indo-European languages. Prominent examples include: phonologically, the introduction of retroflexes, which alternate w...
Kannada language
Kannada /ˈkɑːnədə/ or /ˈkænədə/, (ಕನ್ನಡ kannaḍa, [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) or Kanarese /kænəˈriːz/, is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in the Indian the state of Karnataka, and by lingu...
Kannada language - Wikipedia
Malayalam
Malayalam /mæləˈjɑːləm/ (മലയാളം, Malayāḷam  [mɐləjaːɭəm]), is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Kerala. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and was designated...
Malayalam - Wikipedia
Tamil languages
The Tamil languages are the group of Dravidian languages most closely related to Tamil. In addition to Tamil itself, they are:
Telugu language
Telugu /ˈtɛlʉɡuː/ (తెలుగు telugu, [t̪el̪uɡu]) is a Dravidian language and is the only language other than Hindi, English and Bengali that is predominantly spoken in more than one Indian state, Andhra ...
Tulu language
Tulu (Tulu: ತುಳು ಭಾಷೆ Tuḷu bāse [ˈt̪uɭu ˈbɒːsæ]) is a language spoken by around 2 million native speakers mainly in the southwest part of Indian state of Karnataka and a small part of northern K...
Tulu language - Wikipedia
Duruwa language
Duruwa (Devanagari: दुरुवा) or Parji is a Central Dravidian language spoken by the Dhurwa tribe, a scheduled tribe people of India, in the districts of Koraput and Bastar in Chhattisgarh state. The la...
Ravula language
Ravula, known locally as Yerava or Adiyan, is a Dravidian language of Karnataka and Kerala.
Kaikadi language
The Kaikadi language is a Dravidian language related to Tamil, spoken by about 23,000 people of the nomad Kaikadi tribe.
Ainkurunuru
Ainkurunuru (Tamil: ஐங்குறுநூறு, Aiṅkuṟunūṟu ) a classical Tamil poetic work containing five hundred short poems, and is part of Ettuthokai, an anthology of Sangam literature. The poems in t...
Pengo language
Pengo is a South-Central Dravidian language spoken in Odisha. Most speakers are fluent in Oriya.
Are Bhashe dialect
Arebhashe is a dialect of the hale Kannada language and Tulu language. It is spoken by about 400,000 people , particularly the ‘Gowda’ community (among Hindus) in the regions of Kodagu district and Su...
Kalanadi language
Kalanadi is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language of India. It is most similar to Pathiya with which it shares 88% lexical similarity.
Epic of Siri
The Siri Sandhi also Siri Paddana or Epic of Siri is an epic poem in the Tulu language. Consisting of 15,683 lines of poetry, it holds the distinction of being the longest poem in Tulu. The epic is es...
Epic of Siri - Wikipedia
Kudiya language
Kudiya (Male Kudiya) is a minor Dravidian language spoken by a Scheduled tribe of India.
Kannadotsava
Kannadotsava means celebration of Kannada.
States of India by Malayalam speakers
This is a list of States and Union Territories of India by speakers of Malayalam as of census 2001. Gross population figures are available online.
States of India by Malayalam speakers - Wikipedia
Suddha (film)
Suddha also called The Cleansing Rites is an Indian film, the first ever Tulu language film shot on the digital format.The 105 minutes film was shot in 2004 in a village called Marnad near Mangalore, ...
Suddha (film) - Wikipedia
Kurukh language
Kurukh /ˈkʊrʊx/ (also Kurux and Oraon or Uranw; Devanagari: कुड़ुख़) is a Dravidian language spoken by nearly two million Oraon and Kisan tribal peoples of Odisha and surrounding areas of India (Bihar...
Toda language
Toda is a Dravidian language noted for its many fricatives and trills. It is spoken by the Toda people, a population of about one thousand who live in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India.
For a Dr...
Thachanadan language
Thachanadan is an unclassified Southern Dravidian language spoken by a Scheduled tribe of India. Dissimilar to other Dravidian languages, its most likely affinities are to Mullu Kurumba, with which it...
Cukkemane
Cukkemane or Kukkemane or Cuckemane is surname or a family name belonging to members of the Havyaka Brahmin Community. They belong to the Gautama gotra; they originate from and are mainly based in Kod...
Muthuvan language
Muthuvan is a tribal Dravidian language related to Tamil.
States of India by Tamil speakers
This is a list of States and Union Territories of India by speakers of Tamil at the time of the 2001 census. Gross population figures are available online.
States of India by Tamil speakers - Wikipedia
Allar language
Allar (also known as Chatan) is an unclassified Dravidian language spoken in Kerala (Malappuram district-Perinthalmanna tahsil, Manjeri tahsil, Mannarmala, Aminikadu, and Tazhecode; Palakkad district...