The Malayalam languages are the group of Dravidian languages most closely related to Malayalam. In addition to Malayalam itself, they are:
- Paniya, Ravula, Beary ,Aranadan, Kadar, Malapandaram, Malaryan, Malavedan, Mannan, Paliyan, Jeseri, Mullu Kurumba, Judeo-Malayalam.
Unclassified Malanmkuravan may be a dialect of Malayalam as well.
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