Indian languages

International Mother Language Day 21 Feb – learn a language here

Here in Africa our efforts should be at brushing up on our isiZulu, right? But Mother Language is something different. Its some words we use that are rememberings of grandmothers and while they come from a different time, a different place, they are our birthright. Today we have the tools to learn quickly and explore things from the comfort of our screens. Learning languages is a quick way to exercise your brain while opening the world up for your discovery. Tamil Tamil is an ancient language and yet very much alive especially in South Africa and Mauritius. Google is a start, but follow these resources as a guide: Gujurati A North Indian language with its own alphabet, it is one of the fastest growing and most widely spoken Indian languages in the United States and Canada. Gujarati is the …

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Malayalam – A simple guide to a magical language

indian languages

Malayalam (/malayALam/) is the principal language of the South Indian state of Kerala and also of the Lakshadweep Islands (Laccadives) of the west coast of India. Malayalis (speakers of Malayalam), who - males and females alike - are almost totally literate, constitute 4 percent of the population of India and 96 percent of the population of Kerala (29.01 million in 1991). In terms of the number of speakers Malayalam ranks eights among the fifteen major languages of India.

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