Malayalam
മലയാളം Malayāḷam
Word Malayalam.svg
Malayalam in Malayalam script
Pronounce [mʌlʌjaːɭʌm]; About this soundPronounce 
Country India
Region Kerala
Ethnicity Malayali
Speakers
45 million (2011–2019)
2nd Lang: 700,000
Family
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Malayalam script (Brahmic)
Malayalam Braille
Vatteluttu alphabet (historical)
Kolezhuthu (historical)
Malayanma (historical)
Grantha (historical)
Arabi Malayalam (historical/rarely used now)
Syriac script (historical)
AreaKerala, Laccadive Islands, neighboring states. Also in Bahrain, Canada, Fiji, Israel, Malaysia (Peninsular), Qatar, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ml
ISO 639-2 mal
ISO 639-3 mal
Glottolog mala1464
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Malayalam-speaking area
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