Tamil
தமிழ் Tamiḻ
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Pronounce [t̪amiɻ]; About this soundPronounce 
Country India
Sri Lanka
Ethnicity Tamil people
Speakers
75 million (2011–2015)
2nd Lang: 6 million
Family
Early Forms
Writing
Tamil (Brahmic)
Tamil-Brahmi (historical)
Grantha (historical)
Vatteluttu (historical)
Pallava (historical)
Kolezhuthu (historical)
Arwi (Abjad)
Tamil Braille (Bharati)
Latin script (informal)
Sign Lang.
Signed Tamil
AreaTamil Nadu and neighboring states. Also in Bahrain, Canada, Fiji, Germany, Malaysia (Peninsular), Mauritius, Netherlands, Qatar, Réunion, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ta
ISO 639-2 tam
ISO 639-3 Either:
tam – Modern Tamil
oty – Old Tamil
Linguistic
oty Old Tamil
Glottolog tami1289  Modern Tamil
oldt1248  Old Tamil
Idioma tamil.png
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