Paliyan language

Native to India
Region Kerala
Native speakers
9,500 (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pcf
Glottolog pali1274[2]

Paliyan is a Dravidian language of Kerala that is closely related to Malayalam.


  1. Paliyan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Paliyan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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