Tamil Discussion archive
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
[WMASTERS] How many speakers?
This week's sponsors -The Asia Pacific Internet Company (APIC)
@ Nothing Less Than A Tamil Digital Renaissance Now @
<http://www.apic.net> Click now<mailto:email@example.com> for instant info
Does anyone know where I can get reasonably up-to-date estimates of the overall
numbers of speakers of Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu? Most of the major
(even very recent) encyclopedias and dictionaries give figures only from the
1961 or 1971 Indian censuses.
The latest figure I can find for for Tamil (from the Encyclopedia Britannica)
is 57,000,000, but no figures are given for the other languages.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Sponsors/Advertisers needed - please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the tamil.net web site on <http://tamil.net>
Postings to <email@example.com>. To unsubscribe send
the text - unsubscribe webmasters - to firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Index |