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Shillong
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Arabi Malayalam

Description

Language of the Mappilas, the Malayali Muslim community, some of whom are of mixed Arab and Malayali descent.

 

 

 

Structure

The script is a variant of Arabic, the grammar and syntax that of Malayalam, while the vocabulary draws from Malayalam, Arabic, Tamil, Urdu and Persian.

Literature

1607: Publication of earliest known Mappila song, Muhyudhin Mala 

1883: First Arabi Malayalam novel, Chahar Darvesh (translated from Persian) 

Major works translated from Sanskrit: Astangahridaya, Amarakosa, Mahasara, Yogarambha and Upakarasara