- The definition of Malayalam is a language spoken on the coast of southwest India.
An example of Malayalam is the language spoken by about 35 million people living in the state of Kerala, India.
a Dravidian language spoken on the Malabar Coast of SW India
Origin of MalayalamMalayalam malayālam
A Dravidian language spoken in the state of Kerala on the Malabar Coast of southwest India.
From Malayalam മലയാളം (malayāḷam), from മല (mala, “hill, mountain”) + അളം (alam, “place”).