Native toIndia
RegionKerala, Tamil Nadu
Native speakers
19,000 (2001 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mjo

Malankuravan (Mala Koravan, Malakkuravan) is an unclassified Dravidian language of southern India, on the southern border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It may be a dialect of Malayalam with Tamil influence[1] or a language closely related to Malayalam.[2]


  1. ^ a b Malankuravan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forke, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2020). "Malankuravan". Glottolog 4.3.