A statistical study of tamil Morphology (Paperback)
INTRODUCTION Tamil is, not only one of the classical languages of India, but it is also one of the major languages of the Dravidian family of languages. Most of the persons speaking Tamil language reside in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, it is also spoken in many parts of the world. Large concentration of Tamil speaking people are located in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Singapore, as also in other South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Kerala and major cities of India. In fact, Tamil speaking people are found in all the time zones of the world. There are more than 72 million people who speak Tamil as their native language (Census 2011). It is also official State language in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.