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Get the right language on your travels in India ad Sri Lanka as well as Nepal and Pakistan: due to the high number of spoken languages, the 'official' language may not be the best one to learn for every area. The Indic languages belong to different language families and many use unique alphabets, but uTalk will help you out with its alphabet section and huge range of words and phrases.

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Where Is It Spoken?

India

Sri Lanka

Singapore

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Number Of Speakers

70,000,000

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Language Family

Dravidian

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Fun facts about Tamil

Tamil words often have a wider scope of meanings than English: kannaadi கண்ணாடி means 'glass', 'mirror' and 'spectacles'.

The word 'mango' comes from Tamil.

There are lots of false friends between Tamil and Hindi- for example, naayi means 'barber' or 'hairdresser' in Hindi but 'dog' in Tamil!

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