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Definition of Dravidian

Dravidian
Dravidian Dra*vid"i*an, a. [From Skr. Dr[=a]vi[dsdot]a, the name of the southern portion of the peninsula of India.] (Ethnol.) Of or pertaining to the Dravida. Dravidian languages, a group of languages of Southern India, which seem to have been the idioms of the natives, before the invasion of tribes speaking Sanskrit. Of these languages, the Tamil is the most important.

Meaning of Dravidian from wikipedia

- The Dravidian languages are a language family spoken by more than 215 million people, mainly in southern India and northern Sri Lanka, with pockets elsewhere...
- Dravidian people or Dravidians are the present and past speakers of any of the Dravidian languages. There are around 245 million native speakers of Dravidian...
- native languages are Dravidian languages Proto-Dravidian language, a model of the common ancestor of the Dravidian languages Dravidian University, a university...
- Dravidian architecture or the South Indian temple style is an architectural idiom in Hindu temple architecture that emerged in the southern part of the...
- primary Dravidian languages spoken in South India. Proto-Dravidian is the linguistic reconstruction of the common ancestor of the Dravidian languages...
- Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) (transl. Dravidian Progressive Federation) is a political party in India, particularly in the state of Tamil Nadu and...
- Dravidian parties include an array of regional political parties in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, which trace their origins and ideologies either directly...
- criticised by other Dravidian linguists, such as Bhadriraju Krishnamurti. Nostratic ****ociates Uralic, Indo-European, Altaic, Dravidian, and various other...
- The Elamo-Dravidian language family is a hypothesised language family that links the Dravidian languages of India to the extinct Elamite language of ancient...
- Tamil (/ˈtæmɪl/; தமிழ் Tamiḻ [t̪amiɻ], pronunciation (help·info)) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka...
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