Tamil: Oldest language in South India- Art & Culture

Q.  The oldest language in South India is
- Published on 12 Aug 15

a. Kannada
b. Tamil
c. Malayalam
d. Apabhramsa Prakrit

Tamil was oldest. Kannada developed c. 7th century A.D. Malayalam and Telugu developed much later. Prakrit mostly remained in North, east and west and central India. South was dominated by Dravidian family of languages.

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