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Diglossia Tamil

Tamil language is a diglossic language because it has two variations for they are distinct languages as defined by linguists: they are not mutually intelligible.

Diglossia Tamil is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Diglossia Tamil books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

A Case Study of Tamil Diglossia
Nov 11, 2010 Language in India www.languageinindia.com.
Variation in Singapore English: The case for an indexical approach
for instance, the choice of variety in diglossic Tamil, or that between the local vernacular Mandarin and a Mainland-accented one.
Standardization or restandardization: The case for &#8220
Diglossia and register variation in Medieval Greek*
One of the best theoretical discussions of diglossia is still F. Britto, Diglossia: A Study of the Theory with. Application to Tamil (Washington, DC, 1986).
Investigating the intonational phonology of Tamil*
Diglossia – there are significant differences in syntax, lexis, morphology and even segmental phonology between formal and colloquial Tamil (e.g. Britto 1986 ).

Suggested Web Resources

Diglossia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tamil language is a diglossic language because it has two variations for spoken and written.
A Case Study of Tamil Diglossia
Nov 11, 2010 Language in India www.languageinindia.com.
Diglossia as a Sociolinguistic Situation
Thus, beliefs and attitudes about the language condition the maintenance of diglossia as a fact of linguistic culture.
Some Tamil Lessons for Beginners (in English) - SkyscraperCity
Diglossia - Tamil Tamil is a diglossic language. The classic form (chentamil) of the language is different from the colloquial (koduntamil) form.
Diglossia and literacy
Arabic and Tamil are examples of the first type of diglossia described above; Sinhalese and Telugu belong to the other type.

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