Dravidian definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable family of languages talked especially in southern India and north Sri Lanka which includes Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.
    • an associate of any of this individuals that speak among Dravidian languages, specially a part of 1 of pre-Indo-European individuals of south India.
    • a part of every of a number of aboriginal peoples of India and Sri Lanka thought to have spread in Asia before Aryan migration.
    • an associate of 1 for the aboriginal events of Asia (pushed south by Caucasians and from now on blended with all of them)
    • a sizable group of languages talked in south and central Asia and Sri Lanka
  • proper-noun:
    • a family group of relevant ethnicities and languages mainly in Southern India, Northeast Sri Lanka, and components of Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
    • Any of the languages of these aboriginal individuals; Dravidic.
  • adjective:
    • Of or related to the Dravida.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to Dravida or Dravira, an old province of south Asia: especially placed on a family group of tongues spoken in south India and Ceylon, supposed by some becoming Scythian or Ural-Altaic, by other people to represent a completely independent group of languages. It includes Tamil, Telugu, Canarese, Malayālam or Malabar, Tulu, etc. also referred to as Tamilian.

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