Tamil is a Dravidian language. The language has official status in India (where it is acknowledged as a classical language), Sri Lanka and Singapore. Tamil is spoken by around 77 million people in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Canada, the USA, UK and Australia.

Map of Tamil language speakers.
Map of Tamil language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 77 million

Main Countries: India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Singapore

Alternate names: Tamalsan, Tambul, Tamili, Tamal, Damulian

ISO 639-3 Code: tam

Language Sample

Some proverbs in Tamil:

தனி மரம? தோப?ப? ஆகாத?
A single tree will never make an orchard

அகத?தின? அழக? ம?கத?தில? தெரிய?ம?
Face is the Index of the Mind

பொற?த?தார? பூமி? ஆள?வார?
Men of patience will rule the world

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Tamil:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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