Presence of sound 'b' instead of 'v'(in standard Malayalam) like neighbouring Tulu and Kannada.
Words end with aa whereas in other colloquial Malayalam they end with o.
People generally use pronouns during direct conversation like neighbouring Tulu, Kannada people unlike in standard Malayalam.
Occurrence of 'y' in the place of 'zh'. For example, 'payam' instead of 'pazham'.
Some of the words start with 'i' in which place standard Malayalam employs 'u'. For example indu (undu), ipperi (upperi).
Kasaragod Malayalam is very spontaneous and natural-sounding compared to the Malayalam that is spoken in South Kerala. The time taken to complete a sentence in Kasaragod Malayalam is nearly half that taken to complete the same sentence in the South Kerala dialect of Malayalam. Kasaragod Malayalam is deeply influenced and contains... Read More