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Language Features

Alternate names
Alealum, Malayalani, Malayali, Malean, Maliyad, Mallealle, Mopla, Malayal
Central Kerala, Kasargod, Kayavar, Malabar, Malayalam, Moplah, Nagari-Malayalam, Namboodiri, Nasrani, Nayar, North Kerala, Pulaya, South Kerala (Mapilla)
OpenType tags

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Malayalam.

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Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
Arabi Malayalam Use & History
CLiCK Malayalam Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Deepika Font Fonts & Keyboards
Font Information Fonts & Keyboards
Fonts for Indian Languages Fonts & Keyboards
Free and Open Malayalam Unicode Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Free Phonetic IME for Indian languages Fonts & Keyboards
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Indix - Indian Fonts for Linux Fonts & Keyboards
INDOLIPI for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
InKey Malayalam Mozhi Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Malayalam Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboards for Malayalam Fonts & Keyboards
Lohit fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Malayalam Mozhi Keyboard Layout Fonts & Keyboards
Malayalam TeX Font Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Malayalam Use & History
Sangam Keyboards Fonts & Keyboards
TDIL Fonts for Indian Scripts Fonts & Keyboards
Xenotype Unicode Language Kits Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
A preliminary investigation of akshara knowledge in the Malayalam alphasyllabary: extension of Nag’s (2007) study journal article
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Developing OpenType Fonts for Malayalam Script - Microsoft Typography web page
Ethnologue entry for Malayalam - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Malayalam - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Malayalam - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Malayalam character picker - Ishida apps web page
MultiTree entry for Malayalam - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Malayalam - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Malayalam - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Malayalam - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

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