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Diglossia Tamil

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Caught between Greek and beep
In defending Simbu, Sarathkumar may have unwittingly touched upon a deeper issue -the gap between spoken and literary Tamil. Like Arabic and Greek, there's a classical, literary Tamil used for writing and a lower, conversational Tamil. "In diglossic ...
Unlikely parallels
Although English is no longer in a diglossic relationship with another language, the Norman-era diglossia remains reflected in the way we choose and mix vocabulary.
English spelling is terrible. Other languages are worse.
Some languages have a situation called diglossia, in which the written form actually represents a different dialect from the spoken form.
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Celebrating Tamil
Tamil is an indigenous classical language with an uninterrupted rich literary history.

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