Pandy Malayalam

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Pandy Malayalam[1] or Pandyan Malayalam is a dialect of Malayalam spoken by immigrants from Pandian kingdom in those regions of Kerala.[2] It is the most spoken[3] dialect in the district of Trivandrum and, according to an 1875 work by Robert Caldwell, this was also the case then in southern parts of Kollam district.[4]


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  2. ^ Subramoniam, V. I. (1997). Dravidian encyclopaedia. vol. 3, Language and literature. Thiruvananthapuram: International School of Dravidian Linguistics. Cit-P-487.Dravidian Encyclopedia
  3. ^ Dravidian languages. Encyclopædia Britannica. Ultimate Reference Suite. Chicago: Encyclopædia Britannica, 2008.
  4. ^ Caldwell, Robert (1875). A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian or South-Indian Languages. London: Trübner & Co. p. 23.