|It is possible to construct grammatically valid and meaningful sentences which lack one or more of the three||Tamil is characterised by its use of more than one type of : like many of the other languages of India, it contains a series of|
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, The News Minute, 8 October 2016 , retrieved 6 August 2017• 2005 , Linguistic archaeology of South Asia, Routledge,• McMahon, Suzanne, , University of California, Berkeley , retrieved 23 April 2008• These styles shade into each other, forming a stylistic continuum.
|The Tamil Lexicon of defines the word "Tamil" as "sweetness"||Of these, the last two are mostly applied in poetry|
|Raman, B||Languages and nations: the Dravidian proof in colonial Madras|
All consonants have an inherent vowel a, as with other.