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How can I identify Telugu and Kannada?
The Telugu–Kannada alphabet (or Kannada–Telugu script) is a writing system used in southern India….Telugu-Kannada alphabet.
|Old kannada Script Kannada-Telugu script|
|Time period||7th century –14th century|
|Languages||Kannada Telugu Tulu Konkani Sanskrit|
What is difference between Kannada and Tulu?
Tulu is one of the prominent native languages of Karnataka, and is spoken by around 20 lakh people. Tulu is often misrepresented as a dialect of Kannada, even though it has its distinct features like Kannada and Malayalam, says AS Bhandary, president of Tulu Sahithya Academy.
Is Tulu similar to Kannada or Malayalam?
The Tulu alphabet resembles the Malayalam script in many ways. It is also similar to many characters found in the Tigalari alphabet. This is from the same region in the state of Karnataka. The Tigalari and Kannada alphabets include a stress on vowels with “a” and “o” sounds.
What is the age of Malayalam language?
It is generally agreed that the Quilon Syrian copper plates of 849/850 CE is the available oldest inscription written in Old Malayalam. The oldest literary work in Malayalam, distinct from the Tamil tradition, is dated from between the 9th and 11th centuries….
Which is the only Dravidian language that has this classical status?
It is the only Dravidian language that has this classical status. The Tamil language is considered to be the oldest of all Dravidian languages. It is known to have existed more than two thousand years ago. Sangam literature, which is considered to be earliest era of Tamil literature , is dated between 3 BC and 3 AD.
What is the classification of the Tamil language?
Tamil belongs to the southern branch of the Dravidian languages, a family of around 26 languages native to the Indian subcontinent. It is also classified as being part of a Tamil language family that, alongside Tamil proper, includes the languages of about 35 ethno-linguistic groups such as the Irula and Yerukula languages (see SIL Ethnologue).
What are the different Tamil dialects in India?
Tamil dialects include Central Tamil dialect, Kongu Tamil, Madras Bashai, Madurai Tamil, Nellai Tamil, Kumari tamil in India and Batticaloa Tamil dialect, Jaffna Tamil dialect, Negombo Tamil dialect in Sri Lanka.
When did Telugu literature begin?
The earliest Telugu inscription can be dated back to 575 AD and has been attributed to Renati Cholas. It was in the tenth century AD that Telugu literature began. The influence of the Sanskrit language can be widely seen in the Telugu language whereas the Tamil language has not been much influenced by it.