MORE ABOUT TELUGU
What does Telugu mean?
Telugu is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Andhra Pradesh in southeastern India.
According to the 2011 Census of India, there were over 81 million speakers of Telugu. At that time, it was the fourth most popular language in India, with 6.7 percent of the population speaking it. Telugu is the official language of the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Telugu is indeed one of the major languages spoken in India. It belongs to the Dravidian language family, which includes languages spoken in Southern India and Sri Lanka. Telugu is primarily spoken in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
According to the 2011 Census of India, Telugu had over 81 million speakers, making it the fourth most widely spoken language in the country at that time. It accounted for about 6.7 percent of the Indian population.
Telugu exhibits regional variations in its spoken form, influenced by factors such as geography, social class, and caste. However, the written form of Telugu is relatively standardized. It uses the Brahmi script, which is common to several Dravidian languages, rather than the ancient Sanskrit script.
Telugu is written from left to right, following the same direction as English. The Telugu alphabet consists of 60 symbols, including 16 vowels and 41 consonants. These symbols are used to represent the sounds of the language.