Malaryan language

Native to India
Region Kerala, Tamil Nadu
Ethnicity 35,000 (2001 census)[1]
Extinct (date missing)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mjq
Glottolog mala1466[3]

Malaryan (Mala Arayan, Malayarayar) is an extinct Dravidian language of Kerala and Tamil Nadu that was closely related to Malayalam.


  1. Malaryan language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Malaryan at Ethnologue (16th ed., 2009)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Malaryan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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