What is the origin of Kannada language?
Kannada is the second oldest of the four major Dravidian languages with a literary tradition. The Kannada script evolved from southern varieties of the Ashokan Brahmi script. The Kannada script is closely related to the Telugu script; both emerged from an Old Kannarese (Karnataka) script.
Who are the poets of Kannada?
Pages in category “Kannada poets”
- P. V. Acharya.
- Udyavara Madhava Acharya.
- Gopalakrishna Adiga.
- Akbar Ali (poet)
- U. R. Ananthamurthy.
What is your name in Kannada writing?
What is your name? ನಿನ್ನ ಹೆಸರೇನು? – (Ninna hesarenu?)
What is the significance of the Kannada language?
It is one of the scheduled languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka. Kannada was the court language of some of the most powerful empires of South and Central India, such as the Chalukya dynasty, the Rashtrakuta dynasty, the Vijayanagara Empire and the Hoysala Empire .
Which language is spoken in Karnataka?
Kannada is the official language of the Karnataka state. Inscriptions in Kannada date from the 5th century ce, while the first literary work, Kavirajamarga (“The Royal Road of Poets”), is a treatise on poetics from the 9th century.
Where is Kannada language spoken?
Kannada. Kannada ( /ˈkɑːnədə, ˈkæn-/; Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ [ˈkʌnːəɖɑː]) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh , Telangana , Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.
How did Kannada language origin?
The origin of Kannada language, also known as kannarese, can be traced to the early Christian era . Kannada is one of the most well known Dravidian languages of India. It is as old as Tamil, the truest language of the Dravidian family.